New Jersey Manual Training and Industrial School for Colored Youth

  • Also Known As: Bordentown Manual Training and Industrial School also Edward R.

  • Address: N of Burlington Rd, W of I-295
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Valentine, William R Significant name
Guilbert and Betelle Architect
1797/00/00 Jurriaan Francois de Friderici buys land and builds a one-story residence (lost) on the bluff overlooking the Delaware River. Located near but to the north of the futures school's Administration Building, the house burned down in 1906.
1805/00/00 Jurriaan Francois de Friderici sells his New Jersey estate.
1816/09/00 Charles Stewart (American Navy officer) Home Commodore Charles Stewart buys a farm and makes it his permanent residence. Stewart adds a second story to the existing house (lost) and names the estate "Montpelier."
1914/00/00 Charles N Lowrie Architect

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Particulars for New Jersey Manual Training and Industrial School for Colored Youth:
Architectural Style American Colonial Revival
Cultural Affiliation Black American
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Education
Historic Use Educational related housing
Criteria Historic Event
Criteria Person
Owner State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 5th January 1998

Registry Name: New Jersey Manual Training and Industrial School for Colored Youth
Registry Address: N of Burlington Rd., W of I-295
Registry Number: 97001563
Resource Type: Building
Owner: State
Architect: Guilbert and Betelle; LOWRIE, CHARLES N.
Architectural Style: Colonial revival
Area in Acres: 97
Contributing Buildings: 11
Non-Contributing Buildings: 10
Contributing Sites: 1
Contributing Structures: 1
Non-Contributing Structures: 3
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Black, Education
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person
Significant Year: 1903, 1914, 1922
Associated People: VALENTINE, WILLIAM R.
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-Function: Educational related housing
Current Function: Vacant, not in use, Government, Work in progress
Current Sub-Function: Correctional facility

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