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  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Mrs. Hamilton Returns!

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Join Elizabeth (Betsy) Schuyler Hamilton, wife of Alexander Hamilton, on a tour of the Ford Mansion! Find out how they met here in Morristown & explore Hamilton's incredible & lasting contributions to the American Revolution and to the fledgling republic. More

    Location:
    Ford Mansion
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Colonial Games

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Have old-fashioned fun with games played by the soldiers and the Wick family. Try your hand at nine-pins, quoits, trap-ball, nine-man morris, fox and geese and other 18th century games. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Wick House
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Morris County’s Acorn Hall: An Author Talk

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Join Morristown’s Chief of Cultural Resources Dr. Jude Pfister as he gives a talk about his new book, Morris County's Acorn Hall. Dr. Pfister will provide some vital insight into this local treasure and the role the park played in its founding. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM
    Location:
    Washington's Headquarters Museum Auditorium
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Fort Nonsense: Defenses of War

    Saturday, August 8, 2015

    Join a Park Ranger at Fort Nonsense to see for yourself the advantages of this defensive site and learn how Fort Nonsense go its name. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM,2:00 PM,3:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Nonsense
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    “Extra Baggage”: The Women and Children of the Continental Army

    Sunday, August 9, 2015

    Washington lamented that the women and children of the Continental Army—the families of the soldiers—slowed down the army on the march but he knew that many had nowhere else to go. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soldier Huts
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    What's For Dinner?

    Saturday, August 15, 2015

    Did you know that dinner in the 18th century was held around 3:00 pm? Visit the Wick House to see colonial cooking, learn what was typically eaten in the 1770s, and why the largest meal was early afternoon. More

    Location:
    Wick House
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Morristown National Historical Park’s Curator’s Tour

    Saturday, August 15, 2015

    A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for members of the public to explore the treasures of the park’s archives which span the years 15,000 B.C. to the 20th century and include 500,000 objects. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM
    Location:
    Washington's Headquarters Museum
    Fees:
    $20
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Soldier at the Huts

    Sunday, August 16, 2015

    Learn about the life of a common soldier during the winter encampment and see the clothing, equipment and weapons that a soldier used as you visit the replica soldier huts of the Pennsylvania Line. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soldier Huts at Jockey Hollow
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    In the Words of Women: Discover the Lives of Revolutionary Women

    Sunday, August 16, 2015

    Landa Freeman, Janet Wedge, and Louise North will give a PowerPoint presentation that will draw from two books about women in the Revolutionary War. The talk will concentrate on what life was like for women, both during the War and afterwards. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM
    Location:
    Washington's Headquarters Museum Auditorium
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    The National Park Service Centennial

    Saturday, August 22, 2015

    Join a park ranger to learn about the National Park Service’s 100th birthday! This 30 minute program includes a look at the past 100 years, how we're celebrating the centennial, & our hopes for the next 100 years. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM,1:00 PM
    Location:
    Jockey Hollow Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Soldier's Knapsack

    Saturday, August 29, 2015

    A soldier in the Continental Army had to travel on foot and carry nearly everything he used! Join a ranger dressed like one of Washington’s troops and view replicas of the variety of items that would make up the equipment of a Revolutionary War soldier. More

    Location:
    Wick House Yard (rain location: Visitor Center)
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Soldier at the Huts

    Sunday, August 30, 2015

    Learn about the life of a common soldier during the winter encampment and see the clothing, equipment and weapons that a soldier used as you visit the replica soldier huts of the Pennsylvania Line. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soldier Huts at Jockey Hollow
    Fees:
    Free

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