Pathways of History

We were thrilled to be part of the prestigious “Pathways of History” tour in Morris County, showcasing the Obadiah la Tourette Mill. The weather couldn’t have been more perfect, and the energy of the crowd was contagious, making it an unforgettable event! As visitors streamed in, we were captivated

Washington Township Community Night Out

The Washington Township Community Night Out was an unforgettable experience! Engaging in delightful conversations with attendees about our mill’s progress, diverse stewardship initiatives, and the prospect of new members was incredibly rewarding. This incredible family event was made possible by the hard work of our exceptional volunteers and top-notch

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