Historical Society of
Township of Bloomfield, New Jersey, founded in 1812

The History of Bloomfield College: Celebrating 150 Years

Tuesday, October 23, 7:30 PM
Bloomfield Civic Center, 84 Broad Street

On October 23, the Historical Society of Bloomfield will present “The History of Bloomfield College: Celebrating 150 Years.” Much has changed since Bloomfield College was established in Bloomfield Center in 1868 as the German Theological School of Newark, NJ. Learn about the history, milestones and accomplishments of Bloomfield College in the past 150 years from Nicole Quinn, Director of Donor Relations & Campaign Manager, Institutional Advancement at Bloomfield College.

The event is free and open to the public



Morris Canal Greenway Hike: Bloomfield

Saturday, November 3, 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

On this three mile hike, conducted by Ron Rice and Bloomfield Councilman, Rich Rockwell, we'll explore the path of the Morris Canal through Bloomfield using historic maps and photos, then take a bus ride for an additional 2 miles stopping at the newly reclaimed section of the canal at Oak Tree Lane. Space is limited - reservations are required. $5.00 donation requested to cover the cost of the bus and 20-page handout with historic photos and color maps. To reserve a space, email MorrisCanal@gmail.com.

Sponsored by the Bloomfield Morris Canal Greenway Committee, Historical Society of Bloomfield, and the Bloomfield Recreation Department

Looking north towards the Berkeley Avenue Bridge over the Morris Canal and Second River (to the right).

Morris Canal Aqueduct over Second River near the Second River footbridge from Newark Avenue to Walnut Street.

Former Erie Railroad Bridge over the Morris Canal. Near GSP southbound Exit 149.



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Wednesday: 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Saturday September to June: 10:00am - 12:30pm
and by appointment

Soldier and Sailors Monument
on the Historic Green

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