About the Friends

Become a member, Help us, "Preserve the past for the Future"

2016 was the 30th Anniversary of the Friends of Fosterfields and Cooper Mill, Our Website has been up since August 1, 2015.

We are eager to tell you about the history and life in the time of Charles and Caroline Foster. We will try to include news events that effected everyday life and society at the time.And as our organizations purpose is to support the Morris County Park Commission at these historical sites we will do all we can to promote and develop the agricultural , historic and educational aspects that all the public can enjoy here.

The Friends plan that our Website will be informative and kept up to date. We plan to notify you of programs, events and activities taking place at Fosterfield and Cooper Mill.

We welcome you to join us.Step back in time to 1900. Experience life in the rural farm area of central New Jersey,which functioned amid the social whirl of the Victorian era just 30 railway miles from New York City. Cooper Mill was the heart of a thriving community called Milltowm, and the gristmill played a vital role in the area's development during the industrial revolution.

Visit us again soon. You might be seeing us pop up on Facebook, Tweet, Twitter. Our Plan is to take the Past into your Future.