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Located on the campus of State University of New York's Purchase College, Whitson's Memorial Greeting Hall is one of the two cultural events center that hosts a series of concerts and live events throughout the year. The hall is equipped with latest light technology and awesome acoustics that enhances the experience of the performances. Apart from concerts, the hall is also host to college events from time to time. Call ahead to know more.
Built in 1883, Christeen is a sloop (sail boat) designed originally for oyster fishing. Apart from serving its purpose, the boat has an illustrious history of operating as a cargo carrier as well as a leisure yacht in various periods. The hardy boat has endured numerous natural calamities like hurricanes and sinking. Today, the fully restored boat is up for display at The Waterfront Center. Visitors can also get to know more about the maritime and fishing history of the region aboard the Christeen.
William E. Ward House or Ward's Castle was constructed way back in 1870s. This was an exemplary construction to support the theory that reinforced concrete can be utilised as a construction material. In 1976, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places and was also declared as a National Historic Civil and Concrete Engineering Landmark by the American Concrete Institute and American Society of Civil Engineers.
A time-worn settlement that flourished during different eras of the 19th Century, Booton Historic District is one of the prime geographical landmarks of Morris County. In the 1830's, Boonton emerged as a leading iron smelting town nestled by the Morris Canal. Cedar, Cornelia, Birch, Church and Main Streets form the crux of the district, which also remains noted for a number of Greek Revival and Italianate style architectural marvels. Other places of noteworthy importance include the Boonton History Society and the time-honored NJ Fireman's Home.