Park Museum Collection Profile
Morristown National Historical Park

Collection SummaryThe museum collection includes archeological objects (with associated field records) systematically recovered from sites within the park's boundaries; paintings by the Peales, Stuart, Savage, Sully, and other early American artists; 18th century Philadelphia and New York furniture; Revolutionary War arms and equipment, including the only surviving military issue Ferguson breechloading rifle and a Lafayette presentation sword; collection of Washingtonia, including two swords, his Masonic sash, Inaugural Ball suit, letters and books from his library, and the Mount Vernon Farm journals; rare library books, including pre-1800 imprints; 18th and 19th century manuscripts, including letters of the Founding Fathers, Revolutionary order books and journals, records of Hessian forces in the American Revolution, and a Scarlatti opera; and biological collections from the park.

Collection Size 357,170
 
Facilities Exhibiting Museum Items Ford Mansion, Washington's Headquarters
Museum
Visitor Center, Jockey Hollow Area
Wick House, Jockey Hollow Area
 
Virtual Exhibits National Park Service Museum Collections: American Revolutionary War/Morristown National Historical Park
 
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