The Long Pond Ironworks Museum
is open Saturdays and Sundays between 1pm and 4pm April through November
and by arrangement.
Public Tours are conducted the 2nd
Saturday of the month, April through November. A donation of $3.00 per
adult and $1.00 per child is suggested. Tours begin at the Visitor Center/Old
Country Store located on Rt. 511 (Greenwood Lake Tpk.)
Group tours and Museum visits are
available year round by arrangement.
Business Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month, and
Work Meetings are usually the following Thursday. Members and the
public are welcome to attend.
Call the FOLPI Information Line at 973-657-1688 to request further
Directions to Long Pond Ironworks
- North Jersey Highlands Historical Society Annual
Conference - Saturday, October 25 - Four sessions at the conference
will focus on Long Pond, and three FOLPI members will be presenting.
The conference will be held at the Lautenburg Visitor Center in Sterling
Forest. For information, see the Conference
Program (pdf, 35kb).
- Candlelight Walk and Linda Russell Concert -
Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m and 9:00 p.m. - Historical musician
once again brings her patriotic anthems, broadsides, hymns, and dance
tunes on guitar, mountain and hammered dulcimers, penny whistle, and
limber jack to Long Pond. Guests will use candle lanterns to walk back
to the Long Pond furnace area for a lively selection of songs punctuated
with anecdotes and facts from previous centuries.
Advance registration is required as space is limited. Tickets are $10/adult
and $5/ages 12-17. Children under 12 years of age will not be admitted.
To make a reservation, leave your name, concert time, number of tickets,
and telephone number on the FOLPI Information Line at (973) 657-1688.
We will confirm your reservation.
This project is funded, in part,
by the Passaic
County Cultural and Heritage Council at Passaic County Community
College, made possible, in part, by funds from the New
Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National
Endowment for the Arts.
- Historic District Walking Tours - Saturday,
November 8 at noon and 2:00 p.m. - Join us as we walk through the
Historic District! Learn how Long Pond contributed to the American Revolution,
Civil War and the industrial development of New Jersey. Tours last about
two hours and follow a circular route through the historic village.
Tours are conducted rain or shine, and attendees should wear clothing
and footwear appropriate for a walk through the woods. These are the
final tours of 2014; tours will resume in April.
- Business Meeting - Thursday, November 13 at
7:30 p.m. - The public is welcome to attend all business meetings
as the present and future of Long Pond Ironworks is discussed and planned.
Become involved in the excitement at Long Pond!
Jersey Highlands Historical Society meetings and historical programs
are held on the last Wednesday of the month at 8pm in the LPI Visitors
Center. Other events of interest can be found on the Passaic
County Historical Society's Local
History Events Calendar.
The Visitor Center/Old Country Store is in
Pond Ironworks State Park, located on Rt. 511 (Greenwood Lake Tpk.)
in West Milford,
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