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

Saturday, April 29

Morris Canal Greenway in Bloomfield Hike

10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

On this three mile hike, conducted by Rich Rockwell and Ron Rice, 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 Morris Canal Greenway in Bloomfield 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.

 

New Addition to our web site

Our newest addition is a set of historic maps of Bloomfield from the 1906 Mueller Atlas of Essex County

 

Morris Canal in Bloomfield Presentation was March 22

If you missed the program but would like to learn about the Morris Canal in Bloomfield, you can watch the program on WBMA TV online: Morris Canal in Bloomfield

90 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
973-743-8844
info@hsob.org

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


Soldier and Sailors Monument
on the Historic Green

Historical Society of Bloomfield Collection



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