Robert Moorehead received 2019 Scholarship.

Robert Moorehead received 2019 Scholarship.

At Senior Awards Night, June 6, 2019, Deborah Bush, WTHS Secretary, awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Robert Moorhead, West Morris Central Class of 2019.  Robert resides in the Stephensburg section of Washington Township.  At West Morris, he was elected president of the...
WTHS congratulates Scout Jacob Dore

WTHS congratulates Scout Jacob Dore

WTHS congratulates Scout Jacob Dore of BSA Troop 436 upon earning the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor on Sunday, February 23 that was held at Schooley’s Mountain Firehouse. Jake, whose Eagle project benefited the Old Union Churchyard on Fairview Avenue,...

Morris County Freeholders awarded WTHS $70,833

On July 10, 2019, the Morris County Freeholders awarded WTHS $70,833 in matching grant funds from the Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund to replace the roofs of the Old Union School House.  Work will be done in 2020 and will be overseen by Kurt Leasure and...
Buttonball Farm – 25 Middle Valley Road

Buttonball Farm – 25 Middle Valley Road

Once part of a larger tract owned by William Trimmer whose brother Lawrence owned a local rock quarry and peach basket factory, this vernacular Italianate house features a five over four façade with center door and rectangular windows with a pediment. The center hall...

John Crate Barkman

  On December 5, 1861, John Crate Barkman, a 20 year old resident of Long Valley, NJ, enlisted in Company F, NJ 8th Infantry Regiment as a Private. He was promoted to Full Corporal on September 12, 1864 and mustered out on July 17, 1865 in Washington, D.C. The...