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Hankinson-Moreau-Covenhoven House

Hankinson-Moreau-Covenhoven House
Location 150 West Main Street, Freehold, New Jersey

40°15′7″N 74°17′19″W / 40.25194°N 74.28861°W / 40.25194; -74.28861Coordinates: 40°15′7″N 74°17′19″W / 40.25194°N 74.28861°W / 40.25194; -74.28861

Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1752-53
Architect William Covenhoven
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74001175[1]
 # 1976[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 1, 1974
Designated  September 14, 1973

Hankinson-Moreau-Covenhoven House, or more simply Covenhoven House, is located in Freehold Borough, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. The house was built in 1752-53 by William and Elizabeth Covenhoven. General Henry Clinton occupied this house as his headquarters prior to the Battle of Monmouth. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 1, 1974.

The house is one of several houses owned and operated as a historic house museum by the Monmouth County Historical Association. It is open Monday through Thursday 1-4pm and Saturdays 10am-4pm. Free admissions, however donations are appreciated.

See also


External links

  • Monmouth County Historical Association

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