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

    Morristown

    National Historical Park New Jersey

Animals

During the winter, deer may have some difficulty finding food due to snow cover.

White- tailed Deer at New Jersey Brigade Unit

(Barton)

The land, water and sky of Morristown National Historical Park are filled with a wide variety of animal life.

While some species, like White-tailed Deer are readily observable, others are less easily detectable and may be just moving through the park on their way to seasonal destinations.

Did You Know?

Dr James Thacher

“We reached this wilderness, about three miles from Morristown where we are building log huts for winter quarters. The snow on the ground is about two feet deep, and the weather extremely cold.” – Dr James Thacher, Continental Army Surgeon, 1779.