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  • Mandatory All Employee Staff Meeting

    The Visitor Center, Wick House, Museum and the Ford Mansion will be closed Friday Sept 5 from 11:30am to 2pm for a mandatory all employee meeting. Tours of the Ford Mansion will resume at 2pm. Sorry for the inconvience. Call 973-539-2016 ext.210 for info.

Air Quality

Morristown National Historical Park is located approximately 30 miles from New York City in one of the most densely populated areas in the country.

Air quality elements are not measured in the park and air quality information is provided by the State of New Jersey from nearby monitoring stations.

The eight hour health standard for ozone is occasionally exceeded at the Chester, New Jersey air quality monitoring station located approximately ten miles from the park. Overall, during the last decade the air quality in New Jersey has been improving.

Did You Know?


At 19, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette volunteered to serve in the American Revolution. He developed a lifelong friendship with General Washington and would name his son Georges Washington du Motier. General Washington was named the boy’s godfather.