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?
George Washington lost his first tooth at 22. Over the next 35 years he lost all but one of the rest of his teeth. Dentures made for him were carved from hippopotamus, walrus, or elephant ivory or other teeth. Washington was buried wearing dentures made by dentist John Greenwood.