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.

Washington's army survives the

The "Hard Winter" of 1779-80

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

Last updated: July 24, 2021

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Mailing Address:

30 Washington Place
Morristown, NJ 07052

Phone:

(973) 539-2016 x210

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