Lake Learning through LHF Education Initiative

Categories: Education, Lake History, News
Education - Field Trips - River
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation continues to offer educational class trips at Hopatcong State Park providing lake environmental education and history to our local grade schools including Arthur Stanlick Elementary in Jefferson, Durban Avenue School in Hopatcong, Mount Arlington Elementary School, Nixon Elementary in Landing, and St. Therese in Succasunna. Over 400 children participated in the program this year. …

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Join Us for Our Annual Group Hike This Saturday

Categories: community, Hopatcong, News, Other, Recreational Trails
We are thrilled to host our annual group hike for 2017 on a section of the newly built Lake Hopatcong Trail this Saturday, June 17!   Please meet us in the rear section of the parking lot behind the Hopatcong Senior Center, 32 Lakeside Boulevard, Hopatcong. We will begin the hike promptly at 9:00 am.   …

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Tune-in to NJPT for Some Local History Next Week

Categories: community, News, Other

New Jersey Public Television will feature the Morris Canal on Drive By History next Wednesday, March 15th at 8:00 pm!  Tune-in to learn more about the history of this national engineering marvel that stretched 102 miles across six counties (Warren, Sussex, Morris, Passaic, Essex and Hudson) and the current efforts to preserve this significant historic feature and create the Morris Canal …

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GUEST POST: Chestnut Trees Rooted in History

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other, Roxbury, Train Station

Plantings at the train station are part of historic restoration project By Bill Woolley A humble planting ceremony, held recently at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station, was rooted more deeply in history than most of the spectators might have imagined. Those behind the event also hope their efforts will flower well into the future. Five …

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5 American Chestnut Trees Unveiled at Lake Hopatcong Train Station

Categories: community, Events, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other, Train Station

On Saturday, September 17th, five American Chestnut seedlings were unveiled at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station, the future home of The Lake Hopatcong Foundation. The seedlings were provided and hand carried by The American Chestnut Foundation. American Chestnuts were once the predominant tree in the Lake Hopatcong area but they were wiped out by the …

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LHF receives $192,500 grant toward train station

Categories: News, Other, Train Station

The Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Wednesday voted to award nearly $200,000 to the Lake Hopatcong Foundation toward the purchase of the Lake Hopatcong Train Station in Landing, which will be rehabilitated and open to the public in the coming years. “This is a very exciting day for the Lake Hopatcong Foundation,” foundation …

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Lee’s Pavilion Public Forum

Categories: News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Uncategorized

There will be a public forum on the possible future use of the pavilion building at Lee’s County Park Marina tonight (June 2) at 7:00PM at the Mount Arlington Municipal Building, 419 Howard Boulevard, Mount Arlington, NJ. This is an iconic lake structure that needs to find a purpose. Come hear the latest information about …

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