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


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News Releases

August 21, 2014
Senior Vice-President at George Washington's Mount Vernon to Speak at Morristown NHP
Through Mr. Robert Shenk's presentation, "Now or Never, Our Deliverance Must Come: The Path from Morristown to Victory at Yorktown" he will explore the Continental Army's improbable path to victory. He will present the difficulties facing the Continental Army in late 1780/early 1781 through to its victory at Yorktown in late October 1781.

August 6, 2014
Author's Book Talk: Jude Pfister on America Writes Its History, 1650-1850
Visit Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) at 1 pm on Saturday, August 23, 2014, for a book talk and signing presented by Morristown NHP's Chief of Cultural Resources, Dr. Jude M. Pfister.

July 23, 2014
Tourism to Morristown NHP Creates $16,808,100 in Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 304,940 visitors to Morristown National Historical Park in 2013 spent more than $16 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 197 jobs in the local area.

June 5, 2014
July 4th Revolutionary Times Activity: Grand Re-Opening of Fort Nonsense
Please join Morristown National Historical Park (NPS) and the Washington Association of New Jersey (WANJ) as they proudly "re-open" the new and improved Fort Nonsense Area.

June 5, 2014
Celebrate Liberty in New Jersey at the Exhibition: Bringing the War of Independence to Life
Morristown National Historical Park will celebrate New Jersey's 350th anniversary "Liberty" theme by hosting the exhibition, Bringing the War of Independence to Life: 19th Century Illustrations of the American Revolution. The exhibit will be in the park's Washington's Headquarters Museum, 30 Washington Place, Morristown, New Jersey.

Tourism to Morristown National Historical Park creates $15,853,100 in Economic Benefit (March, 2014)

Did You Know?

Horse Head Copper

That Walter Mould was given permission by the New Jersey Assembly to mint horse head coppers or copper pennies in the city of Morristown.