Dr. Wm. Robinson Plantation Museum
Circa 1690

Event Schedule 2014

April 27
Open House
12-4 PM

May 18
Open House
12-4 PM

June 7 & 8
Living History Weekend
12-4 PM

July & August

September 21
Open House
12-4 PM

October 18 & 19
Four Centuries Weekend

November 16
Open House

12-4 PM

December 6 & 7
Open House
12-4 PM

houseListed on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places, the Dr. William Robinson plantation is a rare example of late 17th century frame construction, notable for its chamfered and carved summer beam, rubble stone foundation and massive fireplace foundation in the cellar, steeply pitched roof, crenellated chimney, diamond-paneled casement windows and broad overhanging corner pendants. 
Built circa 1690 on the 700 acre farm of Dr. William Robinson, one of the first known physicians in the area, who emigrated here from Scotland with his family.
A circa 1957 addition on the back contains modern utilities and the house was occupied as a residence until 1973.  There have been a total of five families that occupied the house since 1690.
The township acquired the structure in 1973 and it was restored by the local historical society during 1973 -1980 and opened to the public in 1978

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All general open house dates are listed on the left. Tours are free so stop by any of our open houses

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Dr Robinson
                                            House Clark NJ 1917
Doctor Office
The above picture was taken in 1917 when Edgar Smith owned the house.
These are just some of the artifacts on display. Many of these bottles were found buried in the yard or in the walls of the house.

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Dr. Wm. Robinson Plantation & Museum
Scott McCabe, Director
593 Madison Hill Road, Clark, NJ 07066
Phone: (732) 340-1571
Email: info@drrobinsonmuseum.org
Webmaster - Lisa@drrobinsonmuseum.org

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