The Canal Society of New Jersey offers a wide range of programming at Waterloo Village this year including the new Highlands Canal Boat Exhibit featuring the recently discovered remains of what may be the last Morris Canal Boat. Some of the historic buildings will be open, historic trades & crafts will be demonstrated, and there will be narrated canal boat rides running continuously from late morning until 3:30 in the afternoon.
On the schedule for August 5:
HISTORIC TRADES & CRAFTS
– Live Music, Piper’s Request featuring Terry Hartzell and Rick Weaver will offer music
grounded in the roots of Irish tradition.
– Earle Post woodworker, has set up a carpentry shop in the Peter D. Smith Carriage
House where he will be building a full size canal boat rudder.
– Steve Lauf miller, will be grinding grain and demonstrating the operation of a
real water-powered gristmill.
– Sharon Kuechelmann will demonstrate her skills in a 19th century Seamstress
Shop using a vintage treadle sewing machine to recreate authentic period garments.
SUMMER & FALL SEASON - Waterloo Village will also be open to the public for other Heritage Days on the following Saturdays: August 26, September 9 & 23, October 14 & 28.
For further information, please contact Joe Macasek at 973-292-2755 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.