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Krogh's celebrates its' 90th anniversary with the Lake Mohawk History Committee.

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Sussex County Historian, Wayne McCabe will discuss the history of Sussex County Slate Quarries. Most of New Jersey Slate is found along the base of the Kittatinny Mountains in Sussex and Warren County. It was primarily quarried for roofing materials. Many of our Sussex County historic structures are adorned with slate roofs.

Sussex County History Alliance Meeting
Tuesday, August 29 7:00 pm
Sponsored by the Sussex County Historical Society
973-383-6010
sussexcountyhs@gmail.com

Our presenter will be Wayne McCabe, Sussex County Historian and President of the Sussex County Historical Society. His topic will be understanding how our municipalities, particularly the larger rural townships, developed during the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. I hope to see you there. Live streaming will not be available for this meeting.

Smooth Sail’n and Photographers Eye: Van Kirk Homestead
Sunday, August 27 1:00-4:00 pm
336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871 (Use the Sparta Middle School driveway)
Info: call 973-726-0883 or email spartahistoricalsocnj@gmail.com

Sparta Historical Society features SMOOTH SAILIN' , easy listening sounds with Dr. Fred Van Keuren on drums and Jeff Gaynor on guitar, bass and vocals. Van Kirk Homestead Museum welcome you to their annual summer arts program. Bring your lawn chairs! There is no rain date. Open from 1-4pm. Members free, each guest $5

Sparta Historical Society celebrates summer arts and presents the hidden magic of the Van Kirk Homestead Museum revealed through special photographic images taken by members of the Sparta Camera Club as they roamed the galleries and grounds in preparation for this juried exhibition. These unique images will illustrate the unnoticed details of the Museum and its collection.

Sunday, August 27 - Sussex County
DAR Van Bunschooten Museum Tour 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until October 8, 2017
An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 22, 2017
Open House at the Garretson Forge and Farm
General William Colfax's Life During the War: Lecture at Dey Mansion »
The museum is open for tours from 1:00pm-4:00 pm, and also by appointment.
Please call 973-875-5746 before visiting.
The DAR Van Bunschooten Museum is located

Mining and the NJ Zinc Company
Thursday, August 24, 2017 7:00 pm
82 Main Street, Newton, NJ 07871
973-383-6010
sussexcountyhs@gmail.com

William Kroth, P.E. a Geotechnical Engineer and President and Executive Director, Sterling Hill Mining Museum presents a 35-40 minute presentation will also feature a new documentary on Mining by the NJ Zinc Company in Ogdensburg and Franklin, NJ. Also included with be a exhibit of the world famous fluorescent minerals from these deposits.

Come a little early and enjoy our new exhibit on minerals and mining in Susses County NJ.
http://www.sussexhistory.org/

Mining and the NJ Zinc Company
Thursday, August 24, 2017 7:00 pm
82 Main Street, Newton, NJ 07871
973-383-6010
sussexcountyhs@gmail.com

William Kroth, P.E. a Geotechnical Engineer and President and Executive Director, Sterling Hill Mining Museum presents a 35-40 minute presentation will also feature a new documentary on Mining by the NJ Zinc Company in Ogdensburg and Franklin, NJ. Also included with be a exhibit of the world famous fluorescent minerals from these deposits.

Come a little early and enjoy our new exhibit on minerals and mining in Susses County NJ.
http://www.sussexhistory.org/

The latest from the Sussex County History Alliance’s Facebook page…

Thank you Beth Denman.

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