Waterloo  Canal Day Saturday, June 24, 2017 10 am – 4 pm

Waterloo  Canal Day  Saturday, June 24, 2017  10 am – 4 pm

 

 

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

 

Co-Sponsored by

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

 

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