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D&R Greenway Remembers Preservationist/Philanthropist Betty Wold Johnson

Princeton, NJ — On May 5, New Jersey lost preservationist and philanthropist Betty Wold Johnson, at 99 fruitful years of age. D&R Greenway President and CEO, Linda Mead, warmly remembers many facets of the land trust’s enthusiastic supporter: “Betty Wold Johnson’s heart was always in the land and community of Hopewell, where she lived on land she permanently preserved with D&R Greenway.”  On the other side of the borough, “Her partnership was key to the success of our campaign to save the > Read More

D&R Greenway Land Trust Officially Turns Over Wemple Property to Bridgewater Township

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Bridgewater Township has gotten back some of its most historic land, to preserve it for generations to come. The D&R Greenway Land Trust non-profit organization bequeathed the township 36 acres of land on Steele Gap Road at the Bridgewater Township Council meeting Feb. 27. The property dates back over 250 years, to the late 1700s and the days of George Washington and the American Revolution. The site was known in local annals as the Wemple Estate, and > Read More

Hopewell orphan finds hope in the land of her childhood

Life has left Josephine “Jo” Allen with many battle scars, but she found healing in the land which once held turmoil for her. From 5 to 9 years old, Allen was a resident of St. Michael’s Orphanage and Industrial School in Hopewell. Closed in 1973, the orphanage’s land has since become the St. Michaels Farm Preserve — an area of more than 400 acres of farm fields and forests preserved in 2010 and expanded in 2017 by D&R Greenway Land Trust. Allen shared her > Read More

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Walks with Friends: Flowers and Fireflies — Sunset Walk at Greenway Meadows

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