Old Kentuck, also known as the Asher Holmes House, is located on Pleasant Valley Road in the Pleasant Valley section of Marlboro Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. The farmhouse was built in 1770 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 6, 1973, for its significance in architecture and military history.[1] First recorded owner was Asher Holmes, a veteran of the American Revolutionary War. According to the nomination form, the two-story house features Federal architecture influence on original Dutch architecture.[3]

Old Kentuck
1973 photo from nomination form
Old Kentuck is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey
Old Kentuck
Old Kentuck is located in New Jersey
Old Kentuck
Old Kentuck is located in the United States
Old Kentuck
LocationPleasant Valley Road, Marlboro Township, New Jersey
Coordinates40°21′57.6″N 74°13′12″W / 40.366000°N 74.22000°W / 40.366000; -74.22000
Area9 acres (3.6 ha)
Architectural styleFederal
NRHP reference No.73001118[1]
NJRHP No.2015[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPNovember 6, 1973
Designated NJRHPSeptember 14, 1973

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System – (#73001118)". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places – Monmouth County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection – Historic Preservation Office. March 25, 2024. p. 11.
  3. ^ Lathrop, Alyce (February 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Old Kentuck". National Park Service. With accompanying photo