March 2016

Were You Wed at Walpack?

The Walpack Historic Society is seeking photographs of brides and grooms married at The Walpack Center M. E. Church on Main Street, Saint Matthew’s R. C. Church on Old Mine Road or any other location within Walpack Township such as Buttermilk Falls or The Walpack Inn. The first photos submitted for the collection were donated by Kay Utter Kronyak and her husband Dan who were married at St. Matthew’s on

Hunterdon Hiking Club Visit

Six members of the Hunterdon Hiking Club visited the Van Campen Inn on Saturday, June 20, 2015. They traveled down Thunder Mountain Road and traversed the Walpack Ridge Trail to where it joins The Military Trail. They then made their way west to The Old Mine Road and onto the Inn for a docent guided tour. The club, which was created in 1980 is currently under the direction of Peg

Memories of Walpack

My roots in Walpack Township go back to the late 1940s. Beginning as a small child and into mid-adulthood, I spent many days in Flatbrookville, a town that doesn’t exist anymore… and hardly did way back when. My grandfather, Jacob Potofsky, had a vacation home just outside of town, surrounded by 96 acres of undeveloped land. I spent many a weekend and summer at his house and environs – hiking,