Pond Ironworks Museum Is Open
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.*
Pond Ironworks Museum is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between
9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. April - November and by arrangement.
Group tours and Museum visits are available
year round by arrangement.
Business Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month. Members
and the public are welcome to attend.
Call the FOLPI Information Line at 973-657-1688 to request further information.
Directions to Long Pond Ironworks
- Civil War Living History Weekend - Saturday & Sunday,
September 11 & 12 - This event 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 group
will present programs of a soldier's life throughout the weekend at
their encampment with military demonstrations and battle reenactments. The
Union camp will be open for visitors to tour. Members of the 6th NH Volunteers
are extremely knowledgeable about the Civil War and welcome visitors to speak
to them during their visit. 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
Event Flyer (pdf)
- Candle Lantern Tour - Saturday, September 10, 8:00
p.m.. - This tour is part of the Civil War Living History Weekend
and features the West Milford Players and 6th New Hampshire Contra-Band Music.
Adults $10, children $5 (no children under 10). For reservations/information
- Linda Russell Concert - Saturday, October 8 at 8:00
p.m. - Historical balladeer Linda
Russell returns to Long Pond with her patriotic anthems, broadsides, hymns,
and dance tunes on guitar, mountain and hammered dulcimers, penny whistle,
and limber jack. A short candle lantern walk will lead to a lively selection
of songs punctuated with anecdotes and historical facts in the Long Pond barn.
Adults $10, children 10-18 $5 (no children under 10). For reservations/information
- Business Meeting - Thursday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m.
- Come be part of the team working to continue FOLPI's mission. Not a member?
- Business Meeting - Thursday, November 10 at 7:30
p.m. - Come be part of the team working to continue FOLPI's mission. Not
a member? Join Now
- Last Day of FOLPI's 2022 Season - Saturday, November
12 - This is the last day the museum will be open and that site tours
will be available until April, 2023.
* Special Museum hours on the
October 14 - closed
October 15 & 16 - open 1pm to 4pm
October 28 - closed
October 29 & 30 - open 1pm to 4pm
Jersey Highlands Historical Society meets in the old Laundry House at
Ringwood Manor for scheduled events. 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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