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Tales from the Morris Canal
November 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 amFree
Once a key factor for commerce in the 19th century, the Morris Canal made history for its use of inclined planes and locks to transport coal and iron to cities in the Northeast. Come travel through time to learn the history of the Morris Canal and discover what remains of the canal here in Liberty State Park today. This program will include a 60-minute Power Point presentation and discussion, followed by a walking tour to the Morris Canal Big Basin.
Please meet at the Information Desk inside the CRRNJ Terminal located at 1 Audrey Zap Drive at 1:30 PM. Free parking is available in Lot #9 across from the Terminal building. Masks will be required for participants when inside the CRRNJ Terminal building. This program is recommended for ages 10 & up, and pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, please contact the Nature Center at 201-915-3400 x503 or email LSPNatureCenter@dep.nj.gov. You may register up to six participants per reservation.