Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

New Jersey Historic Trust Affiliated with the Department of Community Affairs

Landing Railroad Station

Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund
Grant Award: $150,000 (2016)
Grant Recipient: Lake Hopatcong Foundation
County: Morris
Municipality: Roxbury Township

The Landing Railroad station is an example of the Tudor Revival/Jacobean style, and was designed to integrate the Morris Canal and rail travel. Although built during a time when the cargo shipping use of the Canal was waning, the station was designed to utilize the canal for passenger access to Lake Hopatcong, which at the time was a major summer resort.

The Trust grant would help fund restoration of train station’s distinctive green glazed tile roof and parapet. The work is based on the priority recommendations of a preservation plan. Once restored, the station building will become a cultural and community center and provide visitor information.

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