Waterloo Village Historic Site

Waterloo Village Historic Site This the official page for Waterloo Village Historic Site being administered by the NJ State Park Service.

Friends of Waterloo Village, The Canal Society, and Waterloo Village United Methodist Church are all welcome to post on this page. Educational tours encompass several open sites within Waterloo village proper and include the recreated Lenape Indian village. These are interpreted tours and for class trips conform to core curriculum standards. Please call 973-347-1835 for more details.

05/15/2019
Thread and Gause

Thread and Gause

Mark your calendars!!!! Thread and Gause will be attending Christmas in July at Waterloo Village Historic Site on July 13th from 11-4. What are you hoping to see me bring?

From Good Homes
05/15/2019

From Good Homes

*NEW SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT*

On Saturday, August 3rd, FGH returns to The Fields at Waterloo in Stanhope, NJ with very special guests Marco Benevento, Yarn, Owl & Crow and The Nebula to celebrate the release of "Time And The River".

Doors at 2pm, this is rain or shine.

Tickets on sale Friday, May 17 at 10am
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VIP Tickets are available- VIP will include early entry, special viewing area next to the stage with separate porta potties, tables and chairs available for eating or drinking, cooling tent, separate bar area, with some limited edition brews, commemorative lanyard and VIP badge and a copy of the show poster.

05/02/2019
New Jersey State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites
05/01/2019

New Jersey State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites

Yesterday, in celebration of April being National Volunteer Month, the Division of Parks and Forestry held a volunteer appreciation event at Wharton State Forest for our Officially Recognized Friends Groups.

Volunteer groups in attendance received a certificate of appreciation, had the chance to have one-on-one conversations with Director Olivia Glenn, go on a guided tour of Batsto Village, and network with other friends groups throughout the state. In addition, Assistant Commissioner Ray Bukowski was in attendance to give remarks about his time in the State Park Service and talk to individual Friends Organizations about their upcoming plans.

We look forward to holding this event annually in the future. A special thank you to Batsto Citizens Committee / Historic Batsto Village for donating the refreshments and the Accidentaljugband and friends for performing.

In addition, we would like to say thank you to the New Jersey Governor's Office of Volunteerism for collaborating with us on this event, and providing our volunteers certificates signed by NJ Department of State, Secretary of State Tahesha Way.

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04/13/2019

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The New Jersey Forest Fire Service would like to remind you to please do not fly your UAS or Drone near or around a wildfire, no matter how large or small.

Your actions may have devastating effects to firefighting aircraft and personnel on the fire.

In addition, we would like to remind you that drones are not permitted to be flown from any lands managed by the New Jersey State Park Service.

#NJStateParks #NJFFS

Waterloo Village Historic Site's cover photo
04/10/2019

Waterloo Village Historic Site's cover photo

04/10/2019

Peep peep. The vernal pool at Waterloo!

Let It All Hang Out Fest
04/10/2019

Let It All Hang Out Fest

The past is always present!
Join me in the peace, love and rock & roll!

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Let It All Hang Out Fest 2019 at Waterloo Concert Field
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@cccoletti.com

PEACE

04/02/2019
New Jersey State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites

Waterloo Village Historic Site will be receiving a $3 million grant to rehabilitate three Morris Canal-related historic buildings.

You can find out more information about the grant and the buildings being worked on here: https://www.nj.gov/dep/newsrel/2019/19_0023.htm

#NJStateParks #WaterlooVillageHistoricSite

Waterloo Village Historic Site will be receiving a $3 million grant to rehabilitate three Morris Canal-related historic buildings.

You can find out more information about the grant and the buildings being worked on here: https://www.nj.gov/dep/newsrel/2019/19_0023.htm

#NJStateParks #WaterlooVillageHistoricSite

CC Coletti
03/28/2019

CC Coletti

03/21/2019
Lovelight Festivals

Lovelight Festivals

Lovelight Community Campout 2019 debut's on June 28-30 at the historic Waterloo Concert Fields in Stanhope NJ. High vibrational and transformational, Lovelight features unlimited yoga, ecstatic dance, kirtan, live music, workshops, goddess and healing villages, kids programming, arts and vegan/veggie food options.

03/15/2019
New Jersey State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites

New Jersey State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites

March is Women's History Month, and to celebrate the New Jersey State Park Service is featuring women in our staff who hold all different types of roles in the park service.

This week we sat down with Olivia Glenn, the director of the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry. Olivia manages not only the State Park Service, but also the New Jersey Forest Service.

Olivia tells us a bit about what being the director for a state agency entails, and also explains how she started her career as a seasonal employee! Are you interested in working in one of our parks as a seasonal employee for the summer? Apply today at http://nj.gov/dep/workinparks.

#NJStateParks

#ThrowbackThursday - This week we are taking you back to the historic general store at Waterloo Village Historic Site in...
03/14/2019

#ThrowbackThursday - This week we are taking you back to the historic general store at Waterloo Village Historic Site in 1936.

This 19th-century village contains a gristmill, a general store, blacksmith shop, a canal museum and several historic houses. The village is located on the banks of the Morris Canal.

In addition, an early 19th-century log cabin farmsite and 17th-century Lenape Indian Village exhibit are also located at the site.

You can visit Waterloo Village yourself from dawn to dusk daily, and the Historic Site Office is open Wednesday through Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm.

#NJStateParks #WaterlooVillageHistoricSite

#ThrowbackThursday - This week we are taking you back to the historic general store at Waterloo Village Historic Site in 1936.

This 19th-century village contains a gristmill, a general store, blacksmith shop, a canal museum and several historic houses. The village is located on the banks of the Morris Canal.

In addition, an early 19th-century log cabin farmsite and 17th-century Lenape Indian Village exhibit are also located at the site.

You can visit Waterloo Village yourself from dawn to dusk daily, and the Historic Site Office is open Wednesday through Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm.

#NJStateParks #WaterlooVillageHistoricSite

03/07/2019
PARK ADVISORY:All New Jersey State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites will have a delayed opening today (3/4) due to snow p...
03/04/2019

PARK ADVISORY:

All New Jersey State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites will have a delayed opening today (3/4) due to snow plowing operations.

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PARK ADVISORY:

All New Jersey State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites will have a delayed opening today (3/4) due to snow plowing operations.

We will continue to update this page as individual parks reopen to the public.

UPDATE - 10:30 a.m. - All state parks and forests are now partially to fully open.

#NJStateParks

Stephanie
03/04/2019

Stephanie

100 Table Vendor Spots opened up at the annual 3-day njrockfest.com concert festival @ Waterloo Concert Fields for ANY kind of vendor who has a 8' table WITHOUT A tent is less than 35/day/day with 21K in attendance. If you want to get in email [email protected]. Spots won't last long.

PARK ADVISORY: All state parks, forests, recreation areas, and historic sites will CLOSE today (2/10) at 3 p.m. due to a...
02/20/2019

PARK ADVISORY:

All state parks, forests, recreation areas, and historic sites will CLOSE today (2/10) at 3 p.m. due to adverse weather conditions.

Parks will reopen to the public tomorrow morning after plowing operations are completed.

#NJStateParks

PARK ADVISORY:

All state parks, forests, recreation areas, and historic sites will CLOSE today (2/10) at 3 p.m. due to adverse weather conditions.

Parks will reopen to the public tomorrow morning after plowing operations are completed.

#NJStateParks

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02/15/2019
Lovelight Festivals

Please like The Fields at Waterloo to find out about our events!

NJ's midsummer yoga and arts festival celebrates Yoga, Dance, Healing, Community & Veggies.

PARK ADVISORY: Governor Phil Murphy has announced that all State offices will be CLOSED today (2/12) due to inclement we...
02/12/2019

PARK ADVISORY:

Governor Phil Murphy has announced that all State offices will be CLOSED today (2/12) due to inclement weather. This includes all state parks.

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PARK ADVISORY:

Governor Phil Murphy has announced that all State offices will be CLOSED today (2/12) due to inclement weather. This includes all state parks.

#NJStateParks

PARK ADVISORY: No Smoking in New Jersey state parks, forests, historic sites, marinas and recreation areas.As of January...
01/15/2019

PARK ADVISORY: No Smoking in New Jersey state parks, forests, historic sites, marinas and recreation areas.

As of January 16, 2019, the smoking of tobacco and use of electronic smoking (vaping) devices is prohibited in all state parks, forests, historic sites, marinas and recreation areas.

The full law is available to read online here: https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2018/Bills/PL18/64_.HTM

#NJStateParks

PARK ADVISORY: No Smoking in New Jersey state parks, forests, historic sites, marinas and recreation areas.

As of January 16, 2019, the smoking of tobacco and use of electronic smoking (vaping) devices is prohibited in all state parks, forests, historic sites, marinas and recreation areas.

The full law is available to read online here: https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2018/Bills/PL18/64_.HTM

#NJStateParks

Waterloo Village Historic Site's cover photo
12/31/2018

Waterloo Village Historic Site's cover photo

The Fields at Waterloo
12/21/2018

The Fields at Waterloo

Wishing everyone a healthy, happy, and peaceful New Year!

Shooting Stars And Incredible Full Moon Will Light Up The Sky Tomorrow Night
12/21/2018
Shooting Stars And Incredible Full Moon Will Light Up The Sky Tomorrow Night

Shooting Stars And Incredible Full Moon Will Light Up The Sky Tomorrow Night

The winter solstice marks the shortest day and longest night tomorrow, which may sound all doom and gloom on the surface - but hold your horses, because it's actually set to be one hell of an evening.This is all down to the moon - it's going to be a full one. You might be thinking, we've all see

Join us for a Waterloo Winter Solstice Walk on Friday.  973-347-1835
12/19/2018
Winter Solstice 2018 Coincides With Both A Full Moon And Meteor Shower

Join us for a Waterloo Winter Solstice Walk on Friday. 973-347-1835

Winter solstice, falling on December 21, 2018, will mark both the shortest day of the year as well as a full moon in the night sky. The upcoming full moon, named the Cold Moon or the Long Night Moon will be visible during the longest night of the year.

Waterloo Village Historic Site's cover photo
12/13/2018

Waterloo Village Historic Site's cover photo

IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                               Contact: Caryn Shinske          (609) 984-1795December 6...
12/06/2018

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Caryn Shinske (609) 984-1795
December 6, 2018 Lawrence Hajna (609) 292-2994

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES AT STATE PARKS INCLUDE VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS, RE-ENACTMENT OF WASHINGTON CROSSING THE DELAWARE RIVER

(18/P102) TRENTON - Historic Christmases in New Jersey ranging from the American Revolution to the Victorian era and modern day are among the highlights of annual holiday activities planned this month at state parks.

Ringwood Manor at Ringwood State Park in Passaic County is hosting the 43rd Annual Victorian Christmas, showcasing holiday décor from the 19th century, while Washington Crossing State Park will host the annual Christmas Day re-enactment of Gen. George Washington and his troops crossing the Delaware River. Other activities include a reading of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol at Waterloo Village in Sussex County and history-themed fun at The Historic Village at Allaire in Allaire State Park in Monmouth County.

"Christmas is a special time in New Jersey, with many activities for the public to recall our important place in history and to celebrate the beauty and magic of the season," Parks and Forestry Director Olivia Glenn said. "There is something for everyone at many of our parks, from seeing the stately Ringwood Manor decorated as it would have been during its heyday, to watching busy elves in Santa's workshop, to the always popular Delaware River crossing on Christmas. These activities are a great way to enjoy the holiday spirit."

The 19th century Ringwood Manor is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The stunning house that was home to well-known ironmasters in the 19th and 20th centuries sits on a low hill that overlooks a rustic landscape, making it a beautiful location to visit during the holidays and winter.

Remaining dates to visit Ringwood Manor for the Victorian Christmas are Dec. 9, 15 and 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, and $5 for children ages 5-12. Group tours for 10 or more people are offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 12, with admission set at $7 per person.

The Women's Club of West Milford, the North Jersey Highlands Historical Society, and the Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts sponsors the Victorian Christmas. For more information, call (973) 962-2240.

From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 16, Santa Claus and his elves will be busy in their workshop at Ringwood State Park's Hermitage Museum Visitor Center to greet children and their families.

Children can spend time at holiday craft tables, surrounded by vintage toys, trains, Christmas trees, holiday decorations and music. Refreshments will be provided. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12, and free for children age 5 and younger. Santa's Workshop is sponsored by Friends of the Hermitage.

Many other Christmas-themed activities are planned elsewhere around the state.

A reading of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol is scheduled at 7 p.m. on Dec. 13 at Waterloo Village in Stanhope, Sussex County. Admission is $10 per person. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Call (973) 347-1835 to register.
The Historic Village at Allaire within Allaire State Park in Farmingdale, Monmouth County, is offering guided lantern tours and interactive Christmas activities for all ages.
Visitors can tour the Historic Village at Allaire by lantern light and learn about Christmas in the 1800s. Tours leave every 15 minutes from 5 to 8 p.m. p.m. on Dec. 7, 8, 15 and 21. The 90-minute, outdoor guided tours are $20 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Strollers are not permitted in the historic buildings.
Christmas at The Historic Village at Allaire will offer interactive programs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 9 and 16. Activities include music, storytelling, hearth cooking, dancing, wagon rides, crafts and a visit from Santa Claus. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12 years of age.
At 1 p.m. on Christmas, visitors to Washington Crossing State Park in Titusville, Mercer County, can commemorate the 242nd anniversary of the pivotal crossing of the Delaware River on Dec. 25, 1776, during the War for Independence.

The crossing led to strategic victories the next day in Trenton, followed by victories at Assunpink Creek on Jan. 2, 1777 and at Princeton the next day. These victories helped establish Washington's Continental Army as a viable fighting force that could challenge the British Army and its Hessian mercenaries.

Prior to the crossing and the ensuing battles of Trenton and Princeton, the American Revolution was thought to be lost. But those victories turned the war around and led to the eventual defeat of the British in 1783.

Visitors are encouraged to arrive by noon to have time to park and find a good viewing location. A history narration of the event will begin at 12:30 p.m. along the riverbank. Cider and doughnuts will be provided at the Nelson House.

Approximately 100 re-enactors will start the crossing at 1 p.m. from the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware River, in reproductions of the Durham boats used by Washington and his troops.

The re-enactment is free and will be held weather-permitting. For more information, call (609) 737-0623.

Those interested in learning more about the history and significance of the crossing, as well as the Battle of Trenton may attend a free lecture with Washington Crossing State Park Historian Clay Craighead at 2 p.m. Dec. 15, at the park's Visitor Center Museum.
To learn more about the 2018 Victorian Christmas at Ringwood Manor, visit www.ringwoodmanor.org/victorian-christmas.html.
For more about Ringwood State Park, visit www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/parks/ringwood.html#sky.
For more information about Washington Crossing State Park, including directions and GPS coordinates, visit www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/parks/washcros.html.
For more information about The Historic Village at Allaire and Allaire State Park, visit https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__allairevillage.org_&d=DwIFAw&c=4BTEw-1msHjOY4ITcFLmDM6JB8x6ZgbU2J24IH0HZLU&r=iueBpumbcWxXGLDcc8TRdAzcDSuAfWiymRT_wlyB9Fs&m=Ekm-c8pZ_yqaZ4Tareaxqxdun0FqiWhEACz7RlGofNs&s=GgfMFMOfejYmcKcNVd5oiJGBeduH-lSXWZufBUktNdA&e= and www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/parks/allaire.html
To learn more about New Jersey's Parks, Forests and Historic Sites, visit www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/.
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