Sunday, May 10, 2015

Dar Van Bunschooten Homestead, Wantage, NJ

Originally built in 1787 as the home of the Reverend Elias Van Bunschooten. In addition to being a minister he was a farmer, mill operator and large land owner.

Cresecent Theater, Sussex, NJ

Crescent Theater

Originally built in 1917, the Crescent Theater was a 'Vaudeville' and also a silent movie theater. The center was used for weddings, meetings and graduations were often held. It was also the first theater to show movies with sound in 1929. Now it is home to community based theater.

Views of Sussex, NJ

First Baptist Church, first organized in 1756

Sussex Inn Restaurant, widely recognized because of its location on Route 23

Sussex Borough is oddly shaped. It is shaped like an octagon. Originally carved out of Wantage Township as 'Deckertown'