Field Trips

Morristown National Historical Park has a wealth of resources that educators may utilize to develop their own customized learning experience. Explore the links below to learn more about our field trips.

A Soldiers Life Field Trip. Grades 4-6.

War Comes to Morristown Field Trip. Grades 6-8.

Primary Source Seminar Field Trip. Grades 9-12.

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  • Student's explore items soldier's used daily.

    Students decide if they would have joined the American Continental army. They hear the promises made by the recruting sergeant,  they examine the winter "housing."  Student explore replica accoutrements, clothing and equipment.

    Type:
    Field Trip Program
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    Colonial History, History, Revolutionary War, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:
    New Jersey Core Standards:  CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL4.4, SL.5.4, SL.6.4; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9.  United States History Content Standards 5-12: Era 3- 2C, 3.
  • Examining the primary source allows you to listen to the past tell us what really happened.

    Type:
    Field Trip Program
    Grade level:
    Ninth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Colonial History, Education, Historic Preservation, Museum Studies, Revolutionary War
    National/State Standards:
    Common Core Standards:  RH 6-8.1.; RH 6-8.6.
    New Jersey Content Standards: 6.1.12.D.2.a.
    National History Standards: Era 3, Standard 1b; Era 3, Standard 1c.
  • Student's explore soldiers winter quarters.

    Students take on the personalities of soldiers and civilians based on primary documents. They read their characters claims, complaints and compliments and the entire group will decide the appropriate punishment, or reward, based on the evidence presented.

    Type:
    Field Trip Program
    Grade level:
    Sixth Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Colonial History, History, Revolutionary War, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:
    New Jersey Core Standards:  CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.4; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9.  United States History Content Standards 5-12: Era 3- 2C, 3.