Always A Hot Spot!

On September 6, 1882, the Central Railroad of New Jersey ran the first passenger train to Lake Hopatcong.  For the 1883 season the Central Railroad commenced regular passenger service to…

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The Crowds Still Come to Nolan’s Point

The Windlass is one of Lake Hopatcong’s most popular restaurants. Today, one may wonder how establishments such as the Windlass, Alice’s and the Jefferson House wound up at the end…

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Hey Abbott!

When discussing the greatest comedy teams of all time, the top three that are usually mentioned are Laurel and Hardy, the Marx Brothers, and Abbott and Costello. These men helped…

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More Than A Pretty Face

In December 2017, the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum received word from the daughter of Elizabeth Cooper Moore that her mother had passed away at age 97. She may not be…

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Lify Island

Lify Island has gained interest recently as because of the five-year drawdown of Lake Hopatcong and the stone walkway which appears during low water between the mainland and island. Fortunately…

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