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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The photographs were selected from a collection that is on exhibit now until December 28, 2018 at the Morristown National Historical Park museum.
Pfister, the Chief of Cultural Resources at Morristown National Historical Park. The photographs were commissioned by the park for publication in an accessibility book to enable physically challenged visitors to "experience" Washington's headquarters as done on a visitor tour.
Some of the units where Mike has served include Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, the Albright Training Center at Grand Canyon National Park, Morristown National Historical Park, and Cape Cod National Seashore.
The newspaper article quoted Michael Henderson, superintendent of the Morristown National Historical Park as saying it would cost $100,000 a year to control deer on his area via contraception.
The National Park Service would then repay the state for the land over time and add the property to Jockey Hollow, which is part of the Morristown National Historical Park and spans 1,700 acres.
Next, Harper moved up to the position of site manager for the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historical Sites in Hyde Park, New York and later for Morristown National Historical Park in New Jersey.
For example, Wick Farm, part of the Jockey Hollow Unit of Morristown National Historical Park in New Jersey, is most significant for its role as the encampment of the Continental Army during the winter of 1779-80.
The exhibition of 12 images are drawn from a collection of almost 100 photographs of the Ford mansion that Xiomaro (pronounced "SEE-oh-MAH-ro") was commissioned to create for the National Park Service at New Jersey's Morristown National Historical Park. Each 17"x25" image is accompanied by a compelling narrative written by the artist.
Morristown, NJ, April 23, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The museum at New Jersey's Morristown National Historical Park invites the public to a free reception with refreshments and an illustrated artist talk on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
The reception and talk will be held at the museum auditorium at Morristown National Historical Park, 30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ 07960 on Saturday May 19, 2018 at 2:00.
Morristown, NJ, January 31, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The museum at New Jersey's Morristown National Historical Park kicks off Presidents Day with the debut solo exhibition George Washington's Headquarters: Photographs by XiomA ro, curated by Jude M.
The Jockey Hollow Unit of Morristown National Historical Park is located at approximately 600 Tempe Wick Road in Morristown, NJ.