Rain date Sunday, June 25 Waterloo Village
Historic Morris Canal Town
Waterloo Road, Stanhope, NJ – Just off I-80, Exit 25
This year’s Waterloo Canal Day Festival will feature a wide range of activities for the whole family. On June 24th the Canal Society of New Jersey will bring historic Waterloo Village back to life with canal boat rides, live music, tours and demonstrations. A special feature will be our new Canal Boat Exhibit that will include the recently discovered remains of a real Morris Canal boat. Many of the historic buildings will be open including Smith’s Store, blacksmith shop, a working water-powered gristmill, and the New Jersey Canal Museum. Canal Society volunteers who will be on hand to talk about Waterloo’s history and offer hands-on activities.
Please join us! Spend the day in our unique historic setting.
The Canal Society’s Waterloo programming will continue throughout the summer and fall with additional activities and events. Please consider joining us on any of the dates listed below. Check our web site for details.
July 8 & 22 / August 5 & 26 / September 9 & 23 / October 14 & 28
The Canal Society of New Jersey and
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Parks and Forestry
Directions and Information:
www.canalsocietynj.org – 973-292-2755
Village grounds are open daily for passive recreation from dawn to dusk. Admission to the village is free, but there is a $5 parking fee. The Canal Society’s museum will be open most Saturdays, while tours of the Lenape village will be available every Sunday. The State Park Service will offer additional programs and activities on Saturdays throughout the season. For details, contact the park office at 973-347-1835