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.

A sign for Jockey Hollow Visitor Center saying "OPEN"
Basic Information and Hours of Operation

Click here to learn about park hours, where to go, and more.

A large white Georgian mansion on a lawn in spring
Take a Guided Tour

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

18th century army reenactment of musket fire
Watch a Video

Informative videos to help orient visitors to the historic nature of the park.

Women of the Camp
Women of the Camp

Learn about the women (and children!) that played a vital part of the Morristown Encampment

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: March 3, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

30 Washington Place
Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone:

973.539.2016 x210
Museum information desk

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