Waterloo Canal Heritage Days Coming This Fall

Long Hill String BandMorris-Canal-Lock-Waterloo-VillageThe Canal Society of New Jersey, in concert with the New Jersey DEP, will hold the next in its Waterloo Canal Heritage Days series Sat., Aug. 29, giving Morris County visitors to nearby Waterloo Village in Sussex County a touch of the region’s early days – as part of an every other Saturdays series this summer and early fall. The programs, which are altered a bit on each of the Heritage Days Saturdays, include hands-on history programs, a taste of original music, plus a narrated boat ride on the historic Morris Canal. 

This Sat., Aug. 29, eight of the village’s historic buildings will be open, and historic trades will be demonstrated at the gristmill, and carpentry, seamstress and blacksmith shops. There will also be live music, historical trades, and canal boat rides.

Waterloo Village Heritage Days run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They are scheduled for Saturdays Aug. 29, Sept. 12, Sept. 26, Oct. 10, and Sun., Oct. 25.  For more information, visit: https://www.nj.gov/state/archives/pdf/morrisCanalSale.pdf. For GPS: Waterloo Village is located on Waterloo Road, Stanhope, N.J. 07874. Use Exit 25 on Interstate 80.  

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