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Union Hotel, 13 Main Street, Englishtown, Monmouth County, NJ

Union Hotel, 13 Main Street, Englishtown, Monmouth County, NJ

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Possibly a residence when built, the Union Hotel has been used for both private and public purposes. It was one of two hotels in Englishtown from the mid-19th century to the early 20th, the other being the Village Inn. During this period, Englishtown experience growth as an important contributor to Monmouth County's consistently high agricultural production. The town was situated on an important railroad line used for agricultural transport and light industrial development. After its years as the Union Hotel, the building housed the town's fire department from ca. 1915 and its administrative offices from 1947.
Survey number: HABS NJ-1239
Building/structure dates: ca. 1825- ca. 1850 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1914 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1940 Subsequent Work

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Date

1915
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Cultural Resource Consulting Group, contractor
Meyer, Lauren, transmitter
Sarapin, Lara, photographer
Clancy, Brian, historian
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Location

Englishtown40.29541, -74.35913
Google Map of 40.295412, -74.359132
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Source

Library of Congress
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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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