Partnering with NJCF – Turnquist is Preserved

52 forested acres preserved in Washington Township Mar 24, 2022 WASHINGTON TWP. – A 37-acre wooded property that will help connect township-owned open space and serve as the entry point of a future trail system has just been permanently preserved. On March 11, the nonprofit New Jersey Conservation Foundation purchased

Road Trip!

Road Trip! Come visit the Obadiah LaTourette Grist Mill and the Washington Township Historical Society, Saturday, April 30th. Just two of the stops on this free guided tour.    

Grant Work – Core Soil Sampling

Core Soil Sampling Will Help Determine Restoration Path for the Mill Crane work will help determine path for historic Long Valley Mill By MARK KITCHIN Staff Writer – Observer Tribune Jan 19, 2022 WASHINGTON TWP. — Not to worry: There’s no trouble grinding at the historic Obadiah LaTourette Grist


Morris County Historic Preservation Trust (MCHPT) – July 14, 2021, awarded the Washington Township Land Trust a $23,616 Stabilization Grant.  1772 New Jersey Historic Trust provided the matching $5,904 for a total of $29,520. This money will be used to lessen the moisture damage to the Mill through the


WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP LAND TRUST AWARDED TWO CRITICAL FUNDING GRANTS Morris County Historic Preservation Trust – July 28, 2021, for $144,000 New Jersey Historic Trust – September 29, 2021, recommended for $36,000 Both, totaling $180,000, will be used to fund DESIGN PHASE I – Engineering and the Start of Design

Important Tree Removal

September 15, 2021 A significant step was taken to remove 3 trees between the mill and the river that were jeopardizing the foundation and the structure itself due to their size and close proximity to the mill. It was no easy feat but expertly handled by J & R


WINS THEIR LAST GAME  … NOW ITS OFF TO THE PLAY OFFS!! 9 to 8 It was a nail biter. Scoring the winning run in the last inning ending the season 6-3-1. Thanks to Coach Chris Kanach and Assistant Coach Joe Koller for making the team what it is

Volunteer Work Party

Sunday May 23, 2021 Volunteer Work Party Knot Weed Got You Down? Volunteers needed to help in trail clean up and ridding the park of invasive species. Bring yourself, friends, family, a pair of work gloves and clippers if you got them.     9:30 – 12:00   Kiosk