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.
The majority of the park consists of rocky gravelly soils formed on the uplands of bedrock and glacial till.
The Parker associated soils (two of the soil classifications found at Morristown) have implications of historical land use as they were not suitable for farming and were more conducive for wood and hunting territory. On the contrary, the Riverhead soils, another soil class found at the park, would have been suitable for agriculture
Did You Know?
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.