Lake Hopatcong Train Station Recommended for Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Grant

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Train Station
Lake Hopatcong Train Station
The Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund Review Board has recommended $2.9 million in county grants from the county’s 2017 Preservation Trust Fund to help preserve, restore, or protect 25 historic sites in 15 towns across Morris County.  Included in those grants is a grant for the Lake Hopatcong Train Station for $160,000 for the rehabilitation of …

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Train Station Roof Work is Chugging Along

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

We’re so excited to see the quick progress on the installation of the tile roof!  The 6,000 historically accurate, glazed clay roofing tiles from Ludowici Roof Tiles were delivered earlier this month and significant strides on the installation have already been made by Alden Bailey, a firm specializing in tile roofs Replacing the roof with the original ceramic …

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A Laker’s Dozen: 2016 Wrap-Up

Categories: 319(h) grant, Block Party, community, Education, Events, Fundraising, General LHF Info, Giving, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake History, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, Lake Stewards, LHF, Membership, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Recreational Trails, Roxbury, Train Station, Volunteers, Water Quality, Water Scouts

This is the final post in our A Laker’s Dozen: 12 “Sweet” LHF Achievements from 2016 series – reflecting on and celebrating 2016 and the Lake Hopatcong Community. As 2016 comes to a close, there is nothing sweeter than taking a moment to reflect on everything that has been accomplished. Over the past 12 weeks …

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The Tiles are Coming!!!

Categories: community, News, Other, Train Station

After a several week delay, due to a problem with the kiln at Ludowici Roof Tiles, the 6,000 historically accurate, glazed clay roofing tiles for the Lake Hopatong Train Station are completed and on their way! Read more about the roof tile delay in this article from TAPinto Roxbury: Tile Plant Snafu Delays Clay Roof …

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Last Tile Signing Dates

Categories: community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Roxbury, Train Station

As many of you may have noticed, the long-awaited roof work has begun. The building is finally water tight with the installation of the blue membrane. The copper flashing work will follow in the next few weeks with the remainder of the roof tiles now slated to come out of the Ludowici kiln in Ohio …

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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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Join Us This Saturday at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station

Categories: community, Events, Going Green, Lake Hopatcong, LHF, News, Other, Train Station

Renovations continue at the future home of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation. At the end of last week, we had five American Chestnut trees hand carried to us from the American Chestnut Foundation. Until the early years of the 1900s, the American Chestnut was the predominant tree around Lake Hopatcong. As a result of the great …

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