Historic Sites

Somerset County, NJ Historic Sites

George Washington slept here. Really! Somerset County has long been a draw for noteworthy people, places and events. Come bear witness to its historic sites, homes and museums, spanning eras that include colonial times, the American Revolution and beyond.



Wyckoff-Garretson House

Wyckoff-Garretson House
215 South Middlebush Road
Somerset, NJ 08873

   The Wyckoff-Garretson House was built circa 1730 by John Wyckoff, one of the earliest settlers in the area.  In 1805, Samuel Garretson built an addition. The house is a remarkable example of Dutch framing techniques, and has been restored by the Meadows Foundation as a center for the interpretation of Dutch culture in Somerset County.

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