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


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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.

Curriculum-Based Education Program

We have curriculum-based Educational programs for both 4th and 5th grade classes, as well High School students.

Children learning to drill like the soldiers did.

Children learning to drill like the soldiers did.

Elementary School Programs:

Educational programs begin November 2014 at Morristown NHP

September 16 is the first date reservation requests will be accepted.

Please read the attached document before making a reservation--click here.
Reservations are made only by filling out this form

Location: Jockey Hollow Unit of Morristown NHP. (This program does NOT include the Washington's Headquarters unit.)

Who: Elementary school classes studying the American Revolution--curriculum aimed towards 4th and 5th grade.

When: Tuesday thru Friday, November to May

Length of program: approximately two hours.

For information on the two programs offered, go to

For further information, please contact Park Ranger / Education Specialist Thomas Winslow at
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Students looking at primary source documents.

Students looking at primary source documents.

High School

The primary goal of our seminar is to provide a skill-building workshop for students of history. We aim to guide students through source use and analysis activities that will lead students toward effective and meaningful primary source investigation. Our archives tutorial program provides students the unique perspective of working with authentic, unedited eighteenth- and nineteenth-century manuscripts from our own Lloyd W. Smith Archival Collection.

Primary Source Seminar: Information Packet(.pdf)

SEMINAR BLOG: The Primary Source Seminar Blog is the latest installment of our program. Our blog is an interactive space for us to connect with teachers in the community. We use this site to connect teachers with resources and to post information about upcoming events. Teachers are able to leave comments on our page that other readers and curatorial staff my address.

Did You Know?

Horse Head Copper

That Walter Mould was given permission by the New Jersey Assembly to mint horse head coppers or copper pennies in the city of Morristown.