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Summit History Facts

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The Carter House

The Carter House, built around the year 1740, is believed to be the oldest building in the City, and is the home of the Summit Historical Society. The homestead was built by the farmer Benjamin...

The Muni

In 1967, Summit became the first town in New Jersey to build a municipal golf course on 13 acres of donated land that had formerly been part of a private estate. Each season, local residents play...

The Summit Diner

Local legend has claimed that Ernest Hemingway visited the diner and later used it as a setting for his short story “The Killers.” While this is impossible, as Hemingway’s story predates the Summit...

Bryant's Tavern

Bryant's Tavern, located during Revolutionary times in the present-day vicinity of Broad St and Route 24, figured prominently as a continental army gathering point in two different Revolutionary war...

The Minisink Path

The Miniskink Path was a Native American Path or Trail, part of a network of paths used by Native Americans of the Algonquian and Ir0quoian speaking peoples of Northeastern North America. It was used...

Ciba

The large compound on the corner of Morris Avenue and River Road in Summit was built in 1936 by the pharmaceutical company Ciba. Since then, it has changed hands numerous times through mergers and...

The Lenni Lenape

Present-day Summit was the site of a community of Lenni Lenape Native Americans. The Lenni Lenape, part of a larger group of Indian tribes which inhabited the Northeastern parts of North America,...

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