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Elk Township founded April 17, 1891

OLD PHOTO'S OFnoteLAKE GARRISON

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ELK TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY

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The origional photo's are the property of:

Emma & Howard Knorr of Monroeville NJ.

These Photo's were scanned & submitted by Al Stafford
a member of the Lake Garrison board of directors.

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A flood occured on September 1, 1940 and the lake overflowed. The photo on the left is Buck road (Rt 553) looking South.

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The flood water came up to the cottages where the people stayed and lived.

 

This is the remains of the dam. Now the NJDEP requires a regular maintenance program to prevent these types of problems should a 100 year flood occur.

This photo taken looking South on Buck road. You can see the sign for Lake Garrison in the picture.

 

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This photo is of the work crew trying to clean the area around the gate house.

A view of the lake from the beach. The bulk head is beyond the trees and the bench.

Here are some of our bathing beauties in front of their cottage on Park avenue.

This scan is an old post card of the park.

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