Save the Date!
Sunday October 22 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Open House at Good Hill Schoolhouse at the Widmark Preserve, Tophet Road. Sip some cider in this historic one-room schoolhouse.
Thanksgiving Saturday November 25 from Noon to 2:00 p.m. Explore 19th Century Iron Mining at Mine Hill Preserve. Self-guided Family Hike. Historians will be on site at the furnaces. Parking area off Mine Hill Road, 0.3 miles from Route 67. Learn more about it before you go, and you'll enjoy it more!
Be weather smart. Please use good judgment with weather conditions. As always, motorized vehicles are prohibited, and preserves close at dusk.
Capital Campaign for 6 Mine Hill is Ongoing
Vandalism: Please help! Some of our historic structures, farmland and preserves have been vandalized. If you see something, please say something. Report acts of vandalism to our resident state trooper at 860-354-0089 and/or our RLT office 860-350-4148. Thank you for keeping our preserves safe and accessible.
Good Hill Schoolhouse Open House Draws History Enthusiasts. Our historic one-room schoolhouse at the Widmark Preserve drew a nice crowd on October 23, 2016. See the New Milford Spectrum article for a review.
RLT Acquired Gateway to Historic Mine Hill Preserve
Dog Walkers: Please keep your dog under control and preferably leashed. And please clean up after your dog!
Please use our trails with care, and report areas in need of attention to the RLT office, 860-350-4148 or by e-mail to Jamie Curren.
Preserves Map: 30 miles of trails available as a single PDF download or as a web page. From this page you can also download several individual preserves maps.
Time and the Land: The Story of Mine Hill is available to download in PDF
Established in 1970, the Roxbury Land Trust is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the community's rural character for generations to come. Today over 3,675 acres are conserved as open space under the Trust's stewardship.
The Roxbury Land Trust is supported through membership dues, employee matching gifts, occasional state and federal grants, foundation grants and charitable contributions. RLT does not receive town, state or federal support on an annual basis.
It is staffed by Ann Astarita, executive director, Barbara Bradbury-Pape, development director, and Jamie Curren, land manager; served by a volunteer board of directors and aided by volunteer effort.
Roxbury Land Trust
P.O. Box 51
Roxbury, CT 06783
Office is open weekdays.
We are located at 6 Mine Hill Rd.
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