April 23 – Colonial Religion in Long Valley

April 23, 2022  Colonial Religion in Long Valley 1:30-3:30 pm at the Washington Township Public Library 37 East Springtown Road, Long Valley.  Professor Tim Wengert, professor emeritus of Reformation history and has authored or edited over 20 books. The discussion...

May 21 – Railroading in Morris County

May 21, 2022  Railroading in Morris County 1:30 – 3:30 pm at the Washington Township Public Library 37 East Springtown Road, Long Valley.  Bob Pennisi, the longtime employee of the Erie Lackawanna and Conrail lines, has authored numerous books and publications...
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...