Skylands Manor tours on tap

Skylands Manor tours to support historic site

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  • Photo courtesy of NJBG New Jersey State Botanical Garden will sponsor tours of the historic Skylands Manor mansion in Ringwood from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Tours will also be available on Oct. 1 and Nov. 12.

RINGWOOD – Guided tours of historic Skylands Manor at the New Jersey State Botanical Garden are set for Sunday, Sept. 10.

They take place between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Suggested donations are $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and students (ages 13-18) and $3 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 are free.

Tours will also be available on Oct. 1 and Nov. 12.

The 45-minute tours focus on the mansion's history and architecture and are conducted by docents and volunteers from the nonprofit NJBG/Skylands Association.

The Tudor Revival mansion, was built in the early 20th century for Clarence McKenzie Lewis by John Russell Pope, the architect behind the Jefferson Memorial and the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.

The New Jersey State Botanical Garden at Skylands is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the winter; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. the rest of the year.

Admission to the garden is free. Parking is free in the fall, winter and spring.

NJBG/Skylands is located off Morris Road in Ringwood. For an event schedule, membership brochure, directions or more information, call 973-962-9534, or visit

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