Cake and Community: Blue Morel Restaurant Executive Chef Bobby Varua Helps Morristown Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service

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Date: August 17, 2016
Contact: Jude Pfister

Please join Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) as it celebrates the exact 100th anniversary of the National Park Service on Thursday, August 25, 2016.

Festivities begin at 2 pm in Morristown NHP's Washington's Headquarters Museum, 30 Washington Place, Morristown, New Jersey. Admission is free. 

Blue Morel Restaurant Executive Chef Bobby Varua will present to the park and visitors a specially designed and created birthday cake that honors the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.

Following the cake-cutting, Chief of Interpretation Vanessa Smiley will present a short program in the museum auditorium on the history of the National Park Service.

Morristown NHP Chief of Cultural Resources Dr. Jude Pfister notes “This once-in-a-lifetime celebration is a way for us in the National Park Service to work with the community and say thank-you to the public." Dr. Pfister invites everyone to this special event. Come, meet Chef Bobby and the park staff, and join us for community, cake, and good cheer as we wish the National Park Service happy birthday.

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Morristown National Historical Park preserves, protects, and commemorates the landscapes, structures, features, and museum collections of the Continental Army winter encampments, the headquarters of General George Washington, and related Revolutionary War sites at Morristown, New Jersey for the benefit and inspiration of the public. Morristown NHP also represents a continuum of our nation’s efforts to protect our common heritage: as the very first “national historical park”, the park was also established to commemorate, preserve, and memorialize American history and heritage.

For more information about the park, please call 973-539-2016 ext. 210 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/morr .

You can also check out our Museum Blog at http://morristownnhpmuseum.blogspot.com/



Last updated: August 18, 2016

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