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
- Museum Grand Opening/New Bridge Dedication/Historic
District Walking Tours - Saturday, April 14 - It's a busy day at Long
Pond: the new bridge over the Wanaque River will be dedicated at 11:30
a.m., and the Grand Opening of the Museum with its new exhibits is
at 12:30. There will be the first 2018 tours of the Historic District
at noon and 2:00 p.m. 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.
- Business Meeting - Thursday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m.
- Join us at our monthly meeting and participate in the ongoing work at Long
Pond. Members and non-members welcome. Not a member? Join
- Historic District Walking Tours - May 12 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
- Civil War Living History Weekend - Saturday and Sunday,
June 9 & 10 (11 a.m-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday) - The Civil
War Weekend is co-hosted by the 6th
New Hampshire Volunteers, one of the only regiments to fight in all theaters
of the Civil War and return with their original regimental colors.
The Union camp will be open for visitors to tour; the reenactors will give
ongoing demonstrations of military drills, a day in the life of a soldier,
and talks on various aspects of the war and soldering throughout the weekend.
FOLPI volunteers will be available throughout the weekend to answer questions
about and provide informal tours of the Historic District.
A donation of $5 per adult and $1 per child is requested. All proceeds go
toward restoration and interpretation at Long Pond Ironworks. Join
as a new member and admission is FREE!
- Candle Lantern Tour - Saturday, June 9 at 8:00 p.m.
- The event will offer a rare glimpse of village life and Civil War military
camps at night. The tour will culminate with entertainment at the barn by
the musicians of the 6th New
Hampshire Volunteers Contra Band as they perform period 19th Century music
and encourage the audience to join them in celebrating America's musical heritage.
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 Arts Council, a partner agency of the National
Endowment for the Arts.
Tickets are $10/adult and $5/child ages 12-18. Children must be 12 years
of age or older. To make a reservation, leave name, number of tickets,
and telephone number on the FOLPI information line at (973) 657-1688. We will
confirm your reservation.
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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