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Somerset Hills Historic Tidbits ...

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  • The Somerset Hills is a region of within Northern Somerset County containing Bernardsville Borough, Bedminster Township , Bernards Township, Far Hills Borough, and the Twin Boroughs of Peapack Gladstone.

  • 1877 - Brothers Samuel and William Childs of Bernards Township introduced the first cafeteria-style restaurant in 1887 in NYC. One of the earliest dining chains in the country, they eventually expanded to over one hundred locations. William Childs later converted an old grain storehouse into the Old Mill Inn, today‚Äôs Grainhouse Restaurant.

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