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Wednesday, June 26, 2013


Not all Trenton historic homes have been the victim of the wrecker's ball. Above is a 1921 photo of the Emlen House at 312 West State Street. It was a circa 1796 farmhouse back in the colonial era of Trenton and obviously the home of a member of the Emlen family. On the right is a Google Earth cut and paste of the home as it is today. Note that a gable has been added over the years, but the structure generally has remained original except for the stone siding.:

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