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  • 1912 - James Cox Brady named Hamilton Farm in Bedminster after his first wife Elizabeth Jane Hamilton.

  • 1968 - John Jacob Astor Jr.'s estate originally built by Samuel Owen (1912), was once an apple and peach fruit orchard farm. The hilltop home and 28 acres were purchased from John Jacob Astor 6th by Bernards Township in 1968 for $140,000.

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