The Canal Society is hosting an open house at Waterloo Village this Saturday. On Sunday, M.A.R.C.H has a gourd painting demonstration, and there is a historic marker dedication for Tuttle’s corner in Sandyston. The Ogdensburg Historical Society has a Wednesday Meeting and a speaker on Geocaching. There is a reminder to sign-up for the National Park Service training session.
Open House Waterloo Village
Saturday August 29, — 10:00 am -4:00 pm
525 Village of Waterloo Stanhope, NJ 07874
The Canal Society of New Jersey opened the buildings of the Waterloo Village historic site to the public Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of Waterloo Canal Heritage Days, which are offered certain Saturdays in the summer and fall.
Waterloo Canal Heritage Days are Aug. 29, Sept. 12 and 26, and Oct. 10 and 25. Admission is free and parking is $5.
Ogdensburg Historical Society
Wednesday September 2 — 7:00 pm
14 Highland Ave. Ogdensburg (In the Old School House)
HopeS that your summer has been relaxing and enjoyable. Please join us at our quarterly meeting to be held Wednesday, September 2nd at 7:00 P.M. at the Museum. We are planning on having a speaker from the Geocaching organization. Learn about this very interesting and unique educational hobby. We have a busy Fall schedule and will discuss our plans for participation on Ogdensburg day on September 19th. Also, in October we will look for your support in helping us plan for “Candidates Night” on October 13th and the “Ethnic Supper” on October 21st. We have been working this summer on continuing the face-lift of the Museum, and will inform you of such. We promise you a short, productive meeting. Light refreshments will be served (if you would like to bring a refreshment, please contact us). Enjoy the rest of the summer and we will see you on September 2nd.
Decorating Gourds August 30th; Sunday, 1 – 4pm: FAH – “Decorating Gourds”, Sharon Kelly
M.A.R.C.H — Montague, NJ
Foster Armstrong House is located at SC521/320 River Road, about 1 mile north of the Milford/Montague Bridge in Montague, NJ.
Housekeeping 101: Caring for collections in a historic house museum and
M.A.R.C.H, Montague, NJ
September 12; Saturday, 10 – 3, Foster Armstrong House: NPS Training, Lori Rohrer, “Housekeeping 101: Caring for collections in a historic house museum and Introduction to Genealogy”. Participants limited to 15, RSVP 570-426-2443; participants should bring lunch. Morning session is scheduled to be discussion of both topics. Afternoon session is scheduled to be hands on. Everyone will get a chance at cleaning different objects and learning which tools are appropriate for the job.
The Foster-Armstrong House, circa 1790, is located on SC521/320 River Road, about 1 mile north of the Milford/Montague Bridge in Montague, NJ. The Nelden-Roberts Stonehouse, circa 1820, is located at 501 Route 206 North, about 1 mile south of the Milford/Montague Bridge in Montague, N.J. Both houses are listed on the State Historic Register of NJ.
Historic Marker Dedication
Leppert Group LLC, at 1 County Route 560, just off Route 206.
Sandyston Historical Society
August 30, 2015
Stage coaches, a toll gate, road building, hotels, schools and even romance are all included in the historic past of the quaint-sounding Tuttle’s Corner in Sandyston Township. At 2 p.m. Aug. 30, a dedication service for a historic marker recalling the past history of that location will be held. Sponsored by the Sandyston Township Historical Society, which paid for the marker, the program is free and open to the general public. Society President Patte Haggerty Frato says that the program will take place on the front lawn of the Leppert Group LLC, at 1 County Route 560, just off Route 206.