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Duck Pond
70 N Ridgewood Rd, South Orange, NJ 07079
The duck pond is adjacent to South Orange Middle School, off Ridgewood Road. Ducks and Canadian geese can be seen there.More Off to the side is a shaded area with bocce courts and horseshoes. Famed sculptor Tony Smith's "TAU" was just installed at the intersection of Ridgewood Road and Mead Street.
South Orange Historical and Preservation Society
31 Vose Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079

The South Orange Historical and Preservation Society was founded in 1986 and has been involved in the planning ofMore projects like placing the Tony Smith sculpture ("TAU") by the Duck Pond and Village Hall photo exhibits. A current initiative is to preserve the Old Stone House (219 South Orange Avenue), which was built prior to 1680 and has been vacant since it stopped being the home of the Board of Education in the 1980s. It's located next to the police station. The Village is currently considering whether to demolish or restore it.

Meetings typically take place on the second Monday of the month at different locations. There's a list of South Orange sites on the state's historic register. The current president is Greg Burrus. There are about 30 members.

Flood's Hill
70 N Ridgewood Rd, South Orange, NJ 07079
Flood's Hill is just down Ridgewood Road from South Orange Middle School , route: {:action=>"show",More :controller=>"listings", :id=>"south-orange-middle-school"} -->and the Duck Pond. It's used for sledding after a heavy snowfall in the winter. Public art exhibits have been installed at Flood's Hill. Concerts and theatrical productions are staged at the foot of the hill (along Meadowbrook Lane) in the summer. It was formerly the site of a Fourth of July fireworks display before the Village discontinued it in 2008 due to budget shortfalls. Flood's Hill runs into