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    Morristown

    National Historical Park New Jersey

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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.

Our Partners

Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area, with dozens of partner sites and events, celebrates New Jersey's critical and intriguing role in the American Revolution. It also promotes open space, historical preservation, tourism, and economic development throughout the state.

 

The Washington Association of New Jersey is one of the oldest historic preservation organizations in the nation. Founded in 1874, it works to preserve the Ford Mansion which served as Washington's Headquarters when the Continental Army encamped at Morristown during the bitter cold winter of 1779-80.

Did You Know?

brown bess lock

The Brown Bess was the standard issue infantry musket for the British Army. By 1770, the specifications of the weapon included a 39 inch length barrel, 14 pound weight, and a .75 calibre bullet.