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This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Sussex County, New Jersey.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.
Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Backwards Tunnel
Backwards Tunnel
02005-12-28December 28, 2005
(#05001483)
Cork Hill Rd., 310 ft. N of Passaic Ave. intersection
41°05′16″N 74°36′06″W / 41.087778°N 74.601667°W / 41.087778; -74.601667 (Backwards Tunnel)
Ogdensburg Built by the Midland Railroad in 1871. So called because bore for road is wider than that for Wallkill River.
2 Bethany Chapel
Bethany Chapel
01980-02-29February 29, 1980
(#80002517)
103 Hamburg Tpke.
41°08′50″N 74°34′26″W / 41.147222°N 74.573889°W / 41.147222; -74.573889 (Bethany Chapel)
Hamburg 1869 stone church
3 Black Creek Site-28SX297
Black Creek Site-28SX297
02002-11-27November 27, 2002
(#02000626)
Address Restricted
Vernon Township
4 Crescent Theatre
Crescent Theatre
02005-09-07September 7, 2005
(#05000965)
74 Main St.
41°12′33″N 74°36′28″W / 41.209167°N 74.607778°W / 41.209167; -74.607778 (Crescent Theatre)
Sussex 1917 theater was local community center and one of the first in the region to show sound films in 1929. Now home to Tri-State Theater Co.
5 Evans-Waters Cottage Upload image
02016-11-15November 15, 2016
(#16000777)
11 Grandview Rd., Lake Wallkill
41°14′23″N 74°32′16″W / 41.239766°N 74.537747°W / 41.239766; -74.537747 (Evans-Waters Cottage)
Vernon Township
6 First Presbyterian Church of Wantage
First Presbyterian Church of Wantage
01982-09-23September 23, 1982
(#82003305)
N of Sussex on NJ 23
41°14′28″N 74°37′22″W / 41.241111°N 74.622778°W / 41.241111; -74.622778 (First Presbyterian Church of Wantage)
Sussex 1829 church housed one of the first congregations in Wantage, established in 1787. Later changed from Reformed to Presbyterian.
7 Foster-Armstrong House
Foster-Armstrong House
01979-07-23July 23, 1979
(#79000235)
N of Branchville on River Rd.
41°18′33″N 74°47′21″W / 41.309167°N 74.789167°W / 41.309167; -74.789167 (Foster-Armstrong House)
Branchville
8 Cornelius Gunn House
Cornelius Gunn House
01979-07-23July 23, 1979
(#79000238)
SW of Wallpack Center on Ridge Rd.
41°09′07″N 74°54′03″W / 41.151944°N 74.900833°W / 41.151944; -74.900833 (Cornelius Gunn House)
Walpack Township
9 Harmony Hill United Methodist Church
Harmony Hill United Methodist Church
01977-09-19September 19, 1977
(#77000913)
N of Stillwater on Fairview Lake Rd.
41°02′33″N 74°52′54″W / 41.0425°N 74.881667°W / 41.0425; -74.881667 (Harmony Hill United Methodist Church)
Stillwater
10 High Breeze Farm
High Breeze Farm
01989-07-27July 27, 1989
(#89000993)
Barrett Rd. off NJ 94
41°13′06″N 74°25′03″W / 41.218333°N 74.4175°W / 41.218333; -74.4175 (High Breeze Farm)
Highland Lakes
11 High Point Park Historic District
High Point Park Historic District
01996-04-23April 23, 1996
(#96000404)
Roughly bounded by the NJ-NY state line and Deckertown Tnpk. between NJ 23 and NJ 653, Wantage and Montague Townships
41°17′16″N 74°41′40″W / 41.287778°N 74.694444°W / 41.287778; -74.694444 (High Point Park Historic District)
Branchville
12 Hill Memorial
Hill Memorial
01985-07-18July 18, 1985
(#85001565)
82 Main St.
41°03′24″N 74°45′17″W / 41.056667°N 74.754722°W / 41.056667; -74.754722 (Hill Memorial)
Newton Now houses the Sussex County Historical Society
13 Lafayette Village Historic District
Lafayette Village Historic District
02013-12-31December 31, 2013
(#13001024)
NJ 15, Morris Farm Rd. & Meadows Rd.
Coordinates missing
Lafayette Township
14 Lawrence Mansion
Lawrence Mansion
01979-11-02November 2, 1979
(#79001522)
W of Hamburg on NJ 94
41°09′09″N 74°35′14″W / 41.1525°N 74.587222°W / 41.1525; -74.587222 (Lawrence Mansion)
Hamburg 1841 Greek Revival mansion now used as commercial property
15 Richard Layton House
Richard Layton House
01979-07-23July 23, 1979
(#79000237)
SW of Wallpack Center on Ridge Rd.
41°08′53″N 74°54′14″W / 41.148056°N 74.903889°W / 41.148056; -74.903889 (Richard Layton House)
Walpack Township
16 Log Cabin and Farm
Log Cabin and Farm
01977-08-24August 24, 1977
(#77000910)
N of Branchville on Mattison Ave.
41°11′40″N 74°44′33″W / 41.194444°N 74.7425°W / 41.194444; -74.7425 (Log Cabin and Farm)
Branchville Log cabin relocated within the county in 1989
17 Meadowburn Farm
Meadowburn Farm
01993-08-09August 9, 1993
(#93000748)
Address Restricted
Vernon
18 Henry W. Merriam House
Henry W. Merriam House
01970-12-18December 18, 1970
(#70000396)
131 Main St.
41°03′10″N 74°45′20″W / 41.052778°N 74.755556°W / 41.052778; -74.755556 (Henry W. Merriam House)
Newton
19 Millville Historic and Archaeological District Upload image
01984-01-30January 30, 1984
(#84002807)
Address Restricted
Montague Township
20 Minisink Archeological Site
Minisink Archeological Site
01993-04-19April 19, 1993
(#93000608)
in the vicinity of Minisink Island
41°17′26″N 74°49′44″W / 41.2906°N 74.829°W / 41.2906; -74.829 (Minisink Archeological Site)
Montague Township
21 Morris Canal
Morris Canal
01974-10-01October 1, 1974
(#74002228)
Irregular line beginning at Phillipsburg and ending at Jersey City
40°41′08″N 75°09′49″W / 40.685556°N 75.163611°W / 40.685556; -75.163611 (Morris Canal)
Not Applicable Extends through Essex County, New Jersey
22 Newton Town Plot Historic District
Newton Town Plot Historic District
01992-11-12November 12, 1992
(#92001521)
Roughly, Church St., Park Pl. and Spring St. from Main St. to High St. and Main and High from Church to Spring
41°03′26″N 74°45′13″W / 41.057222°N 74.753611°W / 41.057222; -74.753611 (Newton Town Plot Historic District)
Newton 64 properties (56 contributing) on 17.2 acres of varying architectural styles and historical contexts. The district boundaries are determined by the "Town Plot" surveyed by Jonathan Hampton in 1762.
23 Old Mine Road Historic District
Old Mine Road Historic District
01980-12-03December 3, 1980
(#80000410)
NJ 521, Delaware, Old Mine, and River Rds.
41°09′15″N 74°55′04″W / 41.154167°N 74.917778°W / 41.154167; -74.917778 (Old Mine Road Historic District)
Walpack Township
24 Old Monroe School House
Old Monroe School House
01977-08-12August 12, 1977
(#77000911)
NJ 94
41°06′57″N 74°37′58″W / 41.115833°N 74.632778°W / 41.115833; -74.632778 (Old Monroe School House)
Monroe
25 Peters Valley Historic District
Peters Valley Historic District
01980-02-29February 29, 1980
(#80000437)
Sandyston-Haney's Mill, Walpack, and Kuhn Rds.
41°11′46″N 74°51′12″W / 41.196111°N 74.853333°W / 41.196111; -74.853333 (Peters Valley Historic District)
Walpack Township
26 Plaster Mill
Plaster Mill
01977-08-03August 3, 1977
(#77000912)
Off Main St. and Kelly Pl.
40°54′06″N 74°42′30″W / 40.901667°N 74.708333°W / 40.901667; -74.708333 (Plaster Mill)
Stanhope
27 Casper and Abraham Shafer Grist Mill Complex
Casper and Abraham Shafer Grist Mill Complex
02009-12-10December 10, 2009
(#09000653)
928 Main St.
41°01′59″N 74°52′29″W / 41.032961°N 74.874725°W / 41.032961; -74.874725 (Casper and Abraham Shafer Grist Mill Complex)
Stillwater
28 Shoemaker-Houck Farm
Shoemaker-Houck Farm
01979-07-23July 23, 1979
(#79000234)
S of Wallpack Center on Heney's Mill-Wallpack Center Rd.
41°08′35″N 74°52′55″W / 41.143056°N 74.881944°W / 41.143056; -74.881944 (Shoemaker-Houck Farm)
Walpack Township
29 Andrew Snable House
Andrew Snable House
01979-07-23July 23, 1979
(#79000236)
NE of Wallpack Center on Sandyston-Haney's Mill Rd.
41°10′11″N 74°52′15″W / 41.169722°N 74.870833°W / 41.169722; -74.870833 (Andrew Snable House)
Walpack Township
30 Sterling Hill Mine
Sterling Hill Mine
01991-09-03September 3, 1991
(#91001365)
30 Plant St.
41°04′59″N 74°36′24″W / 41.083056°N 74.606667°W / 41.083056; -74.606667 (Sterling Hill Mine)
Ogdensburg
31 Stockholm United Methodist Church
Stockholm United Methodist Church
01976-03-26March 26, 1976
(#76001189)
CR 515
41°05′21″N 74°30′43″W / 41.089167°N 74.511944°W / 41.089167; -74.511944 (Stockholm United Methodist Church)
Stockholm
32 Sussex County Courthouse
Sussex County Courthouse
01979-07-23July 23, 1979
(#79001523)
High and Spring Sts.
41°03′32″N 74°45′14″W / 41.058889°N 74.753889°W / 41.058889; -74.753889 (Sussex County Courthouse)
Newton
33 Elias Van Bunschooten House
Elias Van Bunschooten House
01974-11-01November 1, 1974
(#74001191)
NW of Sussex on NJ 23
41°15′51″N 74°38′11″W / 41.264167°N 74.636389°W / 41.264167; -74.636389 (Elias Van Bunschooten House)
Sussex
34 Wallpack Center Historic District
Wallpack Center Historic District
01980-07-17July 17, 1980
(#80000354)
Wallpack Center Rd.
41°09′33″N 74°52′51″W / 41.159167°N 74.880833°W / 41.159167; -74.880833 (Wallpack Center Historic District)
Walpack Township
35 Waterloo Village
Waterloo Village
01977-09-13September 13, 1977
(#77000909)
1 mi. S of Andover at Musconetcong River and CR 604; also Musconetcong R. & Cty. Rd. 604
40°54′56″N 74°45′22″W / 40.915556°N 74.756111°W / 40.915556; -74.756111 (Waterloo Village)
Andover Second set of addresses represents a boundary increase 02015-04-28 April 28 2015.
36 White Deer Plaza and Boardwalk District
White Deer Plaza and Boardwalk District
01988-07-11July 11, 1988
(#88001012)
White Deer Plaza, Winona Pkwy., and W. Shore Trail
41°01′56″N 74°38′28″W / 41.032222°N 74.641111°W / 41.032222; -74.641111 (White Deer Plaza and Boardwalk District)
Sparta

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