Morristown National Historical Park


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Morristown National Historical Park

Address:30 Washington Pl
Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone:973-543-4030
Web: www.nps.gov/morr/
Size: 1,711 acres.
Established: Authorized on March 2, 1933.
Location:In Morristown, New Jersey, along I-287.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Hiking, cross-country skiing, guided tour.
Special Features:Morristown was quarters for the Continental Army during two critical winters -- January of 1777 and 1779-1780. The park includes the Ford Mansion, Jockey Hollow, and Fort Nonsense.

See other parks in New Jersey.
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