NJ Sketchers at Paterson Falls Sept 29, 2022
What do cotton and silk fabrics, steam locomotives, continuous rolls of paper and airplane engines, have in common??
ANSWER: They were all made in Paterson, New Jersey. And that is because of the Great Falls in Patterson.
The Great Patterson Falls are a both a natural wonder and an integral part of the economic development of New Jersey from the Revolutionary War through the industrial revolution and into the 20th Century. Join us as we explore the falls, the surrounding park and the old industrial buildings lining the streets around the falls.
|Great Falls Observation Deck|
For information about the falls, a video and driving directions, click here: https://www.nps.gov/pagr/index.htm
To find out more about the connection to Alexander Hamilton, the industrialists and artist who are associated with this site, the history and a look at "Mill Mile" : click here: https://www.millmile.org.
AND click here: https://www.millmile.org/sites/default/files/mill-mile-brochure-2013-small.pdf
DATE: THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
STARTING TIME: 10:00 AM
LOCATION: THE GREAT FALLS OBSERVATION DECK
See map below
TRANSPORTATION: Check a Maps Program or use the link to the website for information how to get there.
- Please RSVP directly to Raylie Dunkel at Rayliedunkel1@gmail.com
- Looking for us? Call/text Raylie at 201-273-0445
- Bring a stool and wear good walking shoes
- Bring lunch and water. There are no food services near the falls.
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