In 1753, Johnsonburg, became the first county seat of then newly formed Sussex County and county jail which was named Logg Gaol. Settled by Loyalist and surveyor Samuel Green in 1740, who built a grist mill and lived peacefully with the native Lenape tribe.  Logg Gaol became a focal point of settlements in area, having tavern, forge, wheel wright and mission house.

There will be self-guided walking tour and Historical society will have a display of artifacts and items of historical interest in front of Town Hall, 210 Main Street. Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm.

Johnsonburg Historic District, 210 Main Street, Johnsonburg
Frelinghuysen Historical Society

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