2021: Honoring Far Hills, New Jersey Centennial

Far Hills Anniversary Banner - Mr Local History

Post Views: 1,307 NOTE: The Borough of Far Hills celebrates its 100th anniversary #farhills100, with Council President Karner and the mayor’s wife, Janis Vallone, spearheading “what will be a great community event on May 15 ,2021 with a parade and picnic for Far Hills residents.” Due to COVID the Town will have only a small 10 a.m. ceremony outside borough hall after plans for a parade and a community-wide picnic at the Fairgrounds had to be dropped. The festivities were to begin with a parade starting at the Far Hills…

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Historic Mansion Goes to Auction

Post Views: 33,020 The Founder of Far Hills Estate Hits the Auction Block Go back to 1917 – Grant Schley dies, and son Evander B. (known as Van / 1883-1952) takes ownership of Froh Heim, tears it down, and builds a new spanish styled Froh Heim. The year before The New Jersey Hunt Cup moves to Grant Schley’s Froh-Heim Estate in what was then called Bernards. (Today it is Far Hills/Bedminster). The New Jersey Hunt Cup race still remains on the Far Hills Race Meeting’s race card today at the…

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