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By Heather E. Stivison

Craftsman Farms was once the rustic property of the daddy of the yank Arts and Crafts circulate, Gustav Stickley. notwithstanding Stickley is credited with developing thousands of domestic designs, this estate includes the single domestic he designed and outfitted for his personal use. His rustic log apartment was once equipped upon a rolling hillside surrounded via lawns, stone partitions, and dealing farmland. In September 1917,
the estate used to be bought through Sylvia and George Farny, who enjoyed it dearly and handed it directly to their descendants. parts of the 650 acres have been bought, however the middle remained intact until eventually the Eighties, whilst it used to be threatened by way of house improvement. neighborhood activists introduced a �Save the Farms� crusade, which ended in the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills buying Craftsman Farms via eminent area. at the present time, it's a busy old residence museum operated through the nonprofit Craftsman Farms starting place. Craftsman Farms showcases the numerous layout legacy Gustav Stickley created in addition to the architectural and panorama historical past of this New Jersey nationwide ancient Landmark.

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