Monday, March 26, 2012

The Morris Canal -- A Virtual Tour

The Historical Society of Bloomfield Presents: The Morris Canal Presented by Richard Rockwell DATE: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 TIME: 8:00 PM PLACE: Presbyterian Church on the Green -- Parish House. 147 Broad Street Parking available at the School Administration building, corner of Broad and Belleville Historic Society of Bloomfield member Rich Rockwell has created a virtual tour of the Morris Canal from South Bloomfield to Brookdale. Explore Bloomfield’s Lock, Inclined Plane, bridges and aqueducts through historical photographs, maps and postcards from the Historical Society’s archives including photos by Charles Warren Eaton, and Rev. Wilson S Phraner. Visit each of the eight Morris Canal sign posts throughout town and compare historic photos to current scenes.
Rockwell is responsible for digitizing, archiving and maintaining the HSOB’s vast collection of historical photos and maps. He has created a number of historical websites, including those for the Halcyon Park Historic District. He also serves on Bloomfield's Zoning Board of Adjustment.

1 comment:

Mauigirl said...

Looking forward to it.