There are several history related events this weekend in our area.
Wharton Canal Day
Saturday Aug. 25 10:00am-5:00pm
Canal Day at Huge Force Park
Web Page Canal Society of New Jersey
The canal day festival is an old time county fair that celebrates the Morris Canal and the contributions to the development of the communities along its banks.
There will be music, boat rides, arts & crafts and food.
Teddy Bear Day
Saturday August 23
218 Route 519
Sussex, NJ 07461
Link for visiting information and admission fees
Have your bear and keep him too! Free child’s admission when you bring a teddy bear with you to visit Space Farms! Child must be accompanied by an adult paid admission. Note: Space Farms does NOT keep the stuffed bears. More details to follow.
August 24, 2:00 pm
Riverview Inn to benefit the Minisink Historical Society and the Matamoras-Westfall Historical Society
400 Shay Lane, Matamoras, PA 18336
Miners Tale performed by Robert Thomas Hughes a lively monologue, weaves the stories of seven characters whose livelihoods depend on anthracite coal mining. Food will be for sale before and after the presentation.
Sparta Historical Society
Bus Tour of the Walkill
Thursday Oct 9 from 9:00am – 3:00 pm
Applications may be received by contacting Ed Fritsch at 973-729-0644
Checks for reservation should be
made out to the Sparta Historical Society can be mailed to the Sparta Historical Society, P.O. Box 312, Sparta, N.J. 07871.