North Jersey Highlands Historical Society, founded in 1954.
North Jersey Highlands Historical Society

Great Chain on the Hudson River, 1777.



  Victorian Christmas
  Highlands Conference
  July 4
  Spring Hike



Historical Resources

Ringwood Manor Advisory Committee



24th Annual Highlands Archaeological and Historical Conference

Orange County Chapter, New York State Archaeological Association, the Archaeological Society of New Jersey and the North Jersey Highlands Historical Society Joint Conference

Saturday, October 23, 2010, Lautenburg Visitor's Center, Sterling Forest State Park, 115 Old Forge Road, Tuxedo, NY

Morning Program, 9:30 am to 12 noon

Guided hike to the California Mines (circa 1852) and the Village of Lakeville (1921) led by Donald “Doc” Bayne, Environmental Educator, Sterling Forest State Park. Good hiking shoes are required. Meet at Visitor Center.

Afternoon Program, 1:00 to 4:30 pm Visitor Center, Lower Level

Susan Deeks, NJHHS, presiding

1:00-1:25 “History, Archaeology, and Historic Preservation at Fishkill Supply Depot.” Bill Sandy, RPA, Inc. OCC,NYSAA, ASNJ, FoFSD

1:25-1:50 “The Ship at the World Trade Center.” Diane Dallal, Director of Archaeology, AKRF

1:50-2:15 “Missing Time.” Thomas Lake, City/Scape Cultural Resource Consultants

2:15-2:40 “Blandina Bayard's Indian Trading Post on the Ramapo River.” Nancy L. Gibbs, Sheffield Archaeological Consultants, NJHHS

2:40-2:55 COFFEE BREAK

2:55-3:20 “Waponck and Culture Change among the Lenapi: Mahamickwon (King Charles) and the Origins of the “Other” Indian Town in Southern New Jersey.” Marshall Joseph Becker, Ph.D., ASNJ

3:20-3:45 “Documentation of the Early Iron Industry: Robert Erskine's 1770 Letters about the British Iron Industry and his American Letters and Maps.” Carol Siri Johnson, Ph.D., NJIT & NJHHS

3:45-4:10 “Picatinny Arsenal's Cultural Resources Program: Recent Finds and Program Objectives.” Jason J. Huggan, RPA, Chugach Industries, Inc.

4:10-4:30 Book Room

Program Chair: Edward J. Lenik, RPA, Inc. OCC, NYSAA, ASNJ & NJHHS

Meeting Facilities courtesy of STERLING FOREST STATE PARK. Special thanks to “Doc” Bayne, Environmental Educator.

  About | Membership | Announcements | Calendar | Victorian Christmas | Directions | Home
P. O. Box 248, Ringwood, NJ, 07456;