• Reenatctors try to stay warm outside soldier huts in Jockey Hollow

    Morristown

    National Historical Park New Jersey

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  • 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.

Girl Scouts

Girl Scout Ranger Patch

Calling all Girl Scouts! Lend a hand and earn the Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger Patch

Scouts that participate in educational programs and or volunteer service projects at national park sites can:
* Gain a better understanding of the National Park Service mission and conserving the nation's natural, cultural and historic resources.
* Explore the national parks.
*Practice good citizenship and kindness.
In recognition of your resource stewardship activities, Scouts are awarded patches for their participation.

Patch Requirements:

1. Take part in organized educational programs or volunteer service projects for a minimum of ten (10) hours at one or more national park sites.
2. Scouts will be awarded a patch upon reporting their completion of the program requirements to the park's Volunteer Program Coordinator at e-mail us.
3. Scouts are encouraged to share their experience by sending an e-mail and photographs to e-mail us.

 

How to Earn Your Certificate or Patch:

At Morristown National Historical Park you must participate in an educational program or volunteer service/action project and earn your Girl Scout Ranger certificate or patch.

To Earn Your Certificate: you must participate in 5 hours of an educational program, a volunteer service, or an action project.

Once you are finished you can download your certificate at the main National Park Service website here:

NPS Girl Scout Ranger Certificate

*Use of the certificate is on the honor system, as the certificate should only be downloaded after contributing five hours to project.

To Earn Your Patch: you must participate in 10 hours of an educational program, a volunteer service, or an action project.

Did You Know?

Herbert Hoover

That Herbert Hoover signed the legislation to create Morristown National Historical Park. But it was under Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Works Progress Administration" that the Washington's Headquarters Museum was built.