Waterloo Village is a wonderful restored 19th century Karnal town in the Sussex County that is the best of Stan Hope, in the north-western region of New Jersey in the United States of America. This community was approximately the halfway point in 102 miles along the Morris canal. It ran from Jersey City to Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Waterloo also possessed all of the accommodations which was necessary to service the needs of a canal operation. It also had an inn, a general store, a blacksmith shop, a church and a wonderful watermill. For the canal workers, the geographic location of Waterloo would have been very conducive when it came to being an overnight stopover point, because it took two days between Phillipsburg and Jersey City.
You should know that it is currently an open-air museum in the Allamuchy Mountain State Park and as a part of the State Park, it is open to the public from sun up to sundown. The village was also added to the national register of historical places in the year 1977, on September 13.
Since the closing, several organisations have actually continued the restoration of a lot of aspects of the village. The friends of the Waterloo and Canal society focus on the canal town while a beautiful non-profit called Winakung at Waterloo Inc completely focus on the sustainability of the village.
All through a concession agreement with the NJDEP and the forestry in the year 2014, a lot of group tours and programmes have become available at the village, with the help of reservations. Winakung at Waterloo Inc educational programmes always meet core curriculum standards and are very ideal for school trips, summer camp field trips and scout groups as well. They also offer a year around outreach programmes for all kinds of libraries, historical societies, clean communities and schools.
In the spring of 2014, a 10-year lease was awarded to Geoffrey Miller catering out of Philadelphia, making them an exclusive caterer for the Waterloo Village.
In the month of me, in 2017, the stage was demolished to prepare for future festivals and also to make way for a new stage to be built on the grounds.
Here is some more information.
From the period of 2003 to 2006, the water the foundation for the arts had actually received almost $900,000 from the state of New Jersey, for general expenses. They also receive more than $300,000 since year 2000 to cover any repairs. As a state showed some increasing displeasure with the operation of the village, almost $250,000 was used for the budget of the site. They started cutting the state budget later on.