Showing posts with label ironworks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ironworks. Show all posts

Yurts at Allaire State Park

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 / 12 comments


 

Yurts at Allaire State Park

Traditional yurts used by nomads in Asia are usually made with felt or wool. Yurts have been adapted for camping in the United States. 

Only four campgrounds in New Jersey have yurts. Allaire State Park is one of them. 

Historic Speedwell in Morristown

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 / 16 comments
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Historic Speedwell is a beautiful 7.5 acre park which includes the former Speedwell Ironworks and Speedwell Village, in historic Morristown, NJ. 

Pine Creek Railroad at Allaire Park

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 / 14 comments
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The Pine Creek Railroad at historic Allaire Village in Farmingdale/Wall Township is one of the oldest continually operating narrow gauge steam preservation railway exhibits in the country. 

Allaire Village

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 / 18 comments
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In last week's post, I showed you the pretty little chapel at Allaire Village, the historic town in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Workers at the Howell Iron Works lived in this self-contained little village. 

The Chapel At Allaire Village

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 / 13 comments
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Allaire Village is a historic bog iron town located in Allaire State Park in Monmouth County, New Jersey. James P. Allaire created the village to house his workers at Howell Iron works from the 1860’s to the 1840’s.

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