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Waynesbea
New Hire

Posted - 10/09/2010 :  7:32:45 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hello All

I have a question about what was across the tracks at the old Serviss wye. Looking at historicaerials.com. It looks like some kind of orchard or tree farm. It was off of Milltown Rd. and Hearts Ln.
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks
Wayne

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DarrenAMiller
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Posted - 10/11/2010 :  10:55:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wayne -

That was likely the Smith farm. It was still in existence when I was a kid. All that land was later developed.

In fact, my Aunt Grace was a Smith... married name Auer. In fact, her home was further down the road... near Cranbury Road. There is an office part there now... aptly named Auer Court.

Also see... http://ebs.gmnews.com/news/2004-07-22/Front_page/027.html

- Darren



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snarlman
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Posted - 10/11/2010 :  2:08:02 PM  Show Profile  Send snarlman an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Darren,
Very nice article and dedication to your aunt Grace. I really love learning about the history and connections in our towns.


~Jeff

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DarrenAMiller
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Posted - 10/11/2010 :  2:28:26 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hey, Jeff -

Hope your leg is all healed. It's been a while.

Here's a little more history and connections for you.

You may have noted in the aritcle about my Aunt Grace that she and her sister, Edna, married two brothers (Auer).
Edna's husband, my Uncle Joe Auer, owned the seed store next to (then) Jensen's and diagonally across the street
from the current Rescue Squad building. He was also mayor of Milltown at one time, but I forget the years.

- Darren



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painterman
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Posted - 10/17/2010 :  9:13:26 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by DarrenAMiller

Wayne -

That was likely the Smith farm. It was still in existence when I was a kid. All that land was later developed.

In fact, my Aunt Grace was a Smith... married name Auer. In fact, her home was further down the road... near Cranbury Road. There is an office part there now... aptly named Auer Court.

Also see... http://ebs.gmnews.com/news/2004-07-22/Front_page/027.html

- Darren




Darren's Aunt Grace Auer was my kindergarten teacher at McInnis School in town. I believe '74-'75.



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DarrenAMiller
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Posted - 10/18/2010 :  11:12:03 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow... another amazing connection.

Hey... we're practically related!

;-)




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