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  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Images of Washington

    Sunday, February 14, 2016

    George Washington was the “poster boy” of the late 18th century. Everyone wanted a copy of his image. Learn how Washington’s image became an icon while viewing busts and paintings of Washington on a gallery tour of the museum. More

    Time:
    12:15 PM
    Location:
    Washington's Headquarters Museum
    Fees:
    $7
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Washington Tales: True or False?

    Saturday, February 20, 2016

    Did Washington really have wooden teeth? Did he chop down a cherry tree? Revisit these and other Washington stories, investigate their truthfulness, and discover why such tales were and are so popular. More

    Time:
    1:15 PM,2:15 PM
    Location:
    Washington's Headquarters Museum Auditorium
    Fees:
    $7
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Becoming George: The George Washington Manuscript Collection

    Thursday, February 25, 2016

    Hear how America’s favorite founder found his voice, his character, and his reputation through the nib of his pen. Washington’s papers, rather than clarifying the man, only deepen the mystery of this larger than life figure. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Drew University Rose Memorial Library, 2nd Floor, Pilling Room
    Fees:
    Free
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Dining with Washington

    Saturday, February 27, 2016

    What was Washington’s favorite breakfast? What food did Martha Washington enjoy? Discover dining habits of George Washington, his family, and his associates as well as eating customs and preservation methods from the 18th century. More

    Time:
    1:15 PM,2:15 PM
    Location:
    Washington's Headquarters Museum Auditorium
    Fees:
    $7
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    African Americans in the American Revolution

    Sunday, February 28, 2016

    During the Revolutionary War African-Americans acted as soldiers, servants and spies. Meet one of Washington's aides during a Ford Mansion tour and learn about the role of African-Americans in the various armies of the Revolution. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM,2:00 PM,3:00 PM
    Location:
    Ford Mansion
    Fees:
    $7
  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Crossroads: The Future of Graduate History Education Conference

    Friday, March 11, 2016

    The park’s Chief of Cultural Resources will present a session on the National Park Service centennial and the approach to public history in the NPS. More

    Location:
    Drew University

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