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.

orst winter they had ever seen--saving the cause of American independence

The “Hard Winter" of 1779-80

Washington's army endured the worst winter they had ever seen--saving the cause of American independence

Soldier reenactors marching along a trail in the forest

The Great Outdoors

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

Morristown NHP's artist in residence, Xiomáro

Xiomáro

The virtual exhibit for artist in residence Xiomáro details his process in creating his fine art photos and offers tips for photographers

Last updated: November 14, 2021

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Mailing Address:

30 Washington Place
Morristown , NJ 07052

Phone:

973 539-2016 x210

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