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

    Morristown

    National Historical Park New Jersey

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Morristown: Where America Survived

Morristown: Where America Survived

Morristown: Where America Survived is a thirty-minute High Definition documentary which revisits that winter of 1779-80 when Washington's troops arrived at the densely-wooded area just south of Morristown known as Jockey Hollow, to build a log hut city for their winter camp.  The film is an eye-opening look at how the camp saved the army - and the American Revolution - from the brink of disaster.

Based on John T. Cunningham's book The Uncertain Revolution and shot on location at Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown: Where America Survived is narrated by award-winning actor Edward Herrmann, who has voiced many history documentaries over his extensive career.

The film is shown at the Wahington's Headquarter's Museum and the Visitor Center in Jockey Hollow.

 

Did You Know?

Herbert Hoover

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.