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  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Going Loomy

    Sunday, May 24, 2015

    Visit the Wick House for hands-on instruction about the basics of weaving using a table loom or tape loom. Learn about the clothing of the 18th Century and how families worked together to prepare their clothes. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM,1:00 PM,3:00 PM
    Location:
    Jockey Hollow Visitor Center
    Fees:
    free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

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

    Saturday, May 30, 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

    Walk on the Wild Side

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Take a walk around Jockey Hollow with a Park Ranger to learn about the birds and wildlife that call it home. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Begins at the Jockey Hollow Visitor Center
    Fees:
    free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Washington Leaves and the British Invade

    Saturday, June 6, 2015

    Join a ranger for special tours of the Ford Mansion on the 235th anniversary weekend of General George Washington’s departure from Morristown. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Washington’s Headquarters (Ford Mansion)
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Become a Trail Volunteer!

    Saturday, June 6, 2015

    In honor of National Trails Day, the park is hosting an introduction to becoming a park trails volunteer! Learn how YOU can help us maintain over 20 miles of hiking trails. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Jockey Hollow Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Let Us Step Outside

    Saturday, June 6, 2015

    Join a park ranger to explore how trails, nature, and community service opportunities go hand in hand! More

    Time:
    2:00 PM
    Location:
    Jockey Hollow Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Soldier at the Huts

    Saturday, June 13, 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

    The CCC and the Creation of Morristown National Historical Park

    Saturday, June 13, 2015

    Special program provided by Morris County Tourism Bureau: Young men hired by the Civilian Conservation Corps camped in town and built the park and the museum. Tour the national park with a park ranger and hear the story of how the park was created. More

    Location:
    Washington's Headquarters Museum
    Fees:
    $20
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Weft to Weave

    Saturday, June 20, 2015

    Why didn’t the colonists clothe the Continental Army? While learning the basics of weaving, discover the amount of labor which was needed to make one outfit. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM,1:00 PM,3:00 PM
    Location:
    Jockey Hollow Visitor Center.
    Fees:
    Free

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