Where America Survived

Morristown National Historical Park commemorates the sites of General Washington and the Continental army’s winter encampment of December 1779 to June 1780, where they survived through what would be the coldest winter on record. The park also maintains a museum & library collection related to the encampments & George Washington, as well as items relating to pre- and post-Revolutionary America.

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Basic Information and Hours of Operation

Click here to learn our park hours, seasonal changes, and more. (The image may not reflect current status)

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Take a Guided Tour

Join our guides to go inside the historic homes, including the Wick House and the Ford Mansion.

Scene of soldiers outside their huts in winter in Jockey Hollow.

Remarkable Perseverance at Morristown

Watch this short video to learn more about the Continental Army, George Washington, and the "Hard Winter" at Morristown.

A museum case displaying artifacts relating to food, with descriptions and text beside each.

More Than Just A Meal

You can learn a lot about people by studying what they eat. Learn more through this special exhibit, now on display in the museum.

Soldier reenactors marching along a trail in the forest

The Great Outdoors

Find trail maps, wildlife guides, suggested activities, and guidelines here.

A log hut in a wintery snow

Winter Encampment Podcast

Hear about the soldiers' experience with our Winter Encampment podcast.

Spotted lanterflies crawl along a tree branch

The Spotted Lanternfly in New Jersey

Spotted lanternflies are an invasive pest. Learn more about them and how to help stop their spread.

Last updated: November 19, 2022

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30 Washington Place
Morristown , NJ 07960


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