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Northern New Jersey Chapter

Monthly Program

Victorian Society in America

Northern New Jersey Chapter

VSA-NNJ meets monthly from September to June for lectures and events

related to 19th Century history, usually on the third Monday of the month. 

Our next program will be:

The History of the Morris Canal

Presented by Tim Roth

Monday, February 20, 2023 at 7 PM  

Montclair Women's Club, 82 Union Street, Montclair NJ

 

This venue is handicap accessible.  Parking is available behind the building and on the street.

Light refreshments, coffee and tea will be served.

The program is free for members, and $10 for guests.

Join the Canal Society of NJ's Tim Roth as he explores the history of the Morris Canal from its inception in the 1820's to its abandonment 100 years later. Learn about the technology needed to overcome an elevation change of 1,674 feet. Discover how boats navigated along the Morris Canal, and what life was like for the many people who lived and worked along the canal. In addition, you'll learn about sites being developed along the ever-expanding Morris Canal Greenway.   

 

Tim is the current Vice President of the Canal Society of New Jersey. He is also a board member of the D&R Canal Watch, and serves on the Warren County Morris Canal Committee.  

For more information, please contact christinapmayer@gmail.com or 973-886-9956.

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