Township is a picturesque community with gentle rolling
hills and numerous estates.
It is about 30% undeveloped and is approximately 25
miles west of Manhattan.
1727 one John Lindsley acquired a 1250 acre tract of land
which marked the center geographically and politically of
the area that was to become Harding Township two centuries
Township was one of the last municipalities formed in
Morris County separating from Passaic Township in 1922,
but its lands where some of the first to be settled.
The 18th century inhabitants were
English or New England born and their houses reflected