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

The Historical Society of Bloomfield is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and we'll be scheduling a number of events to celebrate. Check back here for additional events.

Native Americans of Essex County Presentation

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 7:30 pm
Bloomfield Civic Center, 84 Broad Street

The Historical Society of Bloomfield will present Native Americans of Essex County. New Jersey author Christopher Savio will discuss the indigenous peoples of New Jersey, and more specifically, Essex County. Savio is the author of Native American History & Culture and Abraham Lincoln & Sand Creek: Abraham Lincolnís Involvement & Native American Policies, among several other books. Savio teaches Native American history and culture in Glen Ridge, NJ and is the recipient of three National Endowment for the Humanities scholarships to study Native American History. He holds a BA and an MA with honors, both in American History. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday, November 5

Morris Canal Greenway Hike through Bloomfield

10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Three mile hike conducted by Rich Rockwell and Ron Rice following the path of the Morris Canal through Bloomfield and bus ride to additional sites where the canal is still intact. This hike will include a newly reclaimed section of the canal at Oak Tree Lane (photos below) made possible by Eagle Scout candidate Julian Londono and Troup 22.

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

Scouts clearing trail through the Morris Canal.

Julian Londono with his parents at the completion of trail clearing.

Trail in the path of the Morris Canal at Oak Tree Lane.

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

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Wednesday: 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Saturday September to June: 10:00am - 12:30pm
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