Tag: Budd Lake
In 1955, the Chester School held a Music Workshop attended by 160 people. Participating districts included Jefferson, Milton, Mount Arlington, Chester, Netcong, Mendham Township, Washington Township, Budd Lake, Wharton, and Flanders. Children in primary, middle, and upper grades participated in demonstrations of vocal music, music appreciation, instrumentals, rhythms, and creative dancing. Source: Mendham-Chester Tribune
In 1955, three white rats from the Budd Mountain Rodent Farm (near the junction of Pottersville Road and Hacklebarney Road) flew on a Navy rocket 20 miles above the Nevada desert. Farm owner Irl Pardy served in both World Wars I and II. The farm was one of the last pieces of property to be sold from the old Budd Estate, which once reached to Budd Lake. Source: The Mendham-Chester Tribune.