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?
A Liberty Pole was a tall, straight pole, sometimes over 100 feet in height, often erected by patriots and under which the Sons of Liberty met. The Sons of Liberty was an organization started around 1765 in protest to British taxes and other outrages.