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The Oldest Continually Operating Farm in Morris County

circa 1793

Celebrating 25 Years- The Ayres/Knuth Farm Foundation

Sue Schmidt and Randy Johnson with Andrew Knuth and Andy Knuth

Welcome to The Ayres/Knuth Farm

This working farm, operated continuously since first settled, is one of the most complete examples of a 19th century agricultural complex in Morris County.

Morris County Heritage Commission
New Jersey Register of Historic Places
National Register of Historic Places

The Ayres/Knuth Farm Foundation is a single purpose non profit. All of its grants and donations and fundraising goes to one specific objective, the Ayres/Knuth Farm…restoration of the buildings, archeology, education, community involvement, historic preservation, and documentation and research.

The Purpose of the Ayres/Knuth Farm Foundation, Inc. is to engage in activities which focus on the protection and enhancement of the historical, agricultural, and environmental aspects of the Denville Township Knuth Farm.

To support these endeavors the Foundation will raise and direct funds and organize volunteer efforts towards the preservation of the historical and environmental components of the multi-use open space facility.

Visit Journey Through Jersey for a tour and information on the Ayres-Knuth Farm!

Pathways of History Weekend

Visit the farm Saturday, May 4, 12pm-5pm


Walk the Farm Grounds 


View our Recent Events Blog


Read the History of the Farm


Get Involved & Help the Farm

The Ayres/Knuth Farm

The physical embodiment of the evolution and development of New Jersey agriculture from the 19th through the 20th centuries


Baptism/Christening Dress

Baptism/Christening Dress

Please consider....Several years ago the Ayres/Knuth Farm Foundation was gifted a vintage four piece baptism christaining outfit. It has no direct relevance to the Farm or its families. The lovely bright white  lace and embroidered pieces have no labels and may be...

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Donate to the Ayres/Knuth Farm Foundation

All donations of money and materials are tax deductible under the private, non profit status provisions of US IRS code 501(3) and are used in their entirety for the Ayres/Knuth Farm, Denville, New Jersey.