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Westbrook-Bell House, Old Mine Road, Sandyston Township, Hainesville, Sussex County, NJ

Westbrook-Bell House, Old Mine Road, Sandyston Township, Hainesville, Sussex County, NJ

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Summary

Significance: This small stone house is one of three still standing which formed the village of Minisink. It was was built in two different parts. The oldest, possibly predating 1730, contains what may be a secret Indian cellar. The house was extensively remodeled in the 1860s, and again in 1955, but still maintains the intimacy and charm it originally possessed.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-565
Survey number: HABS NJ-435
Building/structure dates: ca. 1725 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Westbrook, Johannes
Bell, Benton
Bell, Clementina
Young, Kelly, transmitter
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Location

Hainesville41.12885, -74.68688
Google Map of 41.1288481, -74.6868815
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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