Road work on Washington Place Friday Sept 26th to Wednesday Oct 1st weather permitting
Expect delays arriving to Washington's HQ and Ford Mansion due to roadwork and repaving of Washington Place. Give yourself more time to arrive for tours of the Ford Mansion. Call 973-539-2016 ext.210 for updates if needed
Mandatory All Employee Staff Meeting on Friday October 3rd
The Visitor Center, Wick House, Museum and the Ford Mansion will be closed Friday Oct 3rd from 9am to 11am for a mandatory all employee meeting. Tours of the Ford Mansion will resume at 11am. Sorry for the inconvience. Call 973-539-2016 ext.210 for info.
Calling all Boy Scouts! Lend a hand and earn the Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger Patch
Or to learn more by click on link
The Scout Ranger program is cooperative effort between the National Park Service (NPS) and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). It is a component of the BSA umbrella initiative Good Turn for America which encourages young people to "Do a Good Turn Daily" (special thoughtful acts of kindness), help other people and participate in community service
THE JOCKEY HOLLOW TRAIL
Boy Scouts who do the Ten-Mile Adventure can earn a MEDAL, and Cub Scouts who do the Five-Mile Adventure can earn a PATCH.
For information about the Trail, cost of awards, and any other questions can be obtained by contacting the Boy Scout Service Center located at, 222 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, NJ 07932, Phone: (973) 765-9322 ext. 239,or for additional information: click on link ppbsa.org PATRIOTS' PATH BSA COUNCIL The Jockey Hollow Trail has been in existence for more than 30 years. It has basically served the Boy Scout Activity program.
Did You Know?
A Liberty Pole was a tall, straight pole, sometimes over 100 feet in height, often erected by patriots and under which the Sons of Liberty met. The Sons of Liberty was an organization started around 1765 in protest to British taxes and other outrages.