Berkeley Heights, New Jersey: Deserted Village of Feltville

The village had several periods of activity, but always ended up deserted. The restored "Masker's Barn" and tiny cemetery are two highlights.
Address:
Cataract Hollow Rd, Berkeley Heights, NJ
Directions:
I-78 eastbound exit 44 (westbound, go to next exit and u-turn). At the end of the ramp turn left onto Glenside Ave. Drive a half-mile. You'll see signs for the Deserted Village on the right. Park in the lot, then walk up Cataract Hollow Rd (closed to traffic) to the village.
Phone:
908-464-2700
Admission:
Free
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Deserted Village of Feltville.

Deserted Village of Feltville

The Feltville Historic District, in the Watchung Reservation in Berkeley Heights, is a historic area that contains several buildings dating to the 18th century. It is known locally as, "The Deserted Village." [Dave, 03/01/2016]

Run by "King David" Felt as a mill town in the 1850s. It had a second life as a rural resort circa 1900. The Village has been under slow restoration since the 1990s.

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