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  • 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

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    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
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Feeding the Army

    Saturday, September 5, 2015

    As a famous general said, an army does travel on its stomach. Come find about the food rations Washington's soldiers were promised - but didn't always get. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Jockey Hollow Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Soldier at the Huts

    Sunday, September 6, 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:
    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soldier Huts in Jockey Hollow
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    What Is It?

    Saturday, September 12, 2015

    According to Henry Wick's bill of inventory, he owned a stylyard, a beetle, and a riding chair. Join a Park Ranger at the Wick House to discover these and other curious items that Mr. Wick owned. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Outside Wick House (rain location: Jockey Hollow Visitor Center)
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Naturalization Ceremony

    Friday, September 18, 2015

    Join us at noon on September 17th as we welcome 30 new Americans in this moving ceremony in the Washington’s Headquarters Museum auditorium. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Washington's Headquarters Museum
    Fees:
    free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Flint and Steel Demo

    Saturday, September 19, 2015

    Flint and steel were necessities to keep a home warm & to fight a war. Learn where the Continental Army acquired flint for the muskets, while watching a demonstration of using flint and steel to light a candle. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM,2:00 PM,3:00 PM
    Location:
    Wick House
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    What Did You Say?

    Sunday, September 20, 2015

    In this century, selfie and hashtag are common terms. Did you know that most 18th Century ships had a caboose and at least one murderer on-board? Come to the museum auditorium to learn about that century's unique lingo. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM,1:30 PM,3:30 PM
    Location:
    Washington's Headquarters Museum Auditorium
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Soldier at the Huts

    Saturday, September 26, 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:
    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soldier Huts in Jockey Hollow
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    National Public Lands Day Hike

    Saturday, September 26, 2015

    Join a park ranger to hike the trails in order to understand the preservation of historical events & natural history of Jockey Hollow. Find out how the Great Depression may have saved this site as both a historical & natural landmark. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM
    Location:
    Jockey Hollow Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free

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