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June 26, 2017
Morristown NHP participates in Morris County's Revolutionary Times
Celebrate the July 4th with Morristown NHP and the Morris County Board of Tourism.

June 13, 2017
Dream Rocket: Art In The Park
Art in the Park: Students Celebrate 'Ingenuity in the Face of Adversity' with Dream Rocket Collaboration.

May 18, 2017
Music 101: New Orleans Jazz Returns to Morristown, New Jersey
Music 101: New Orleans Jazz Returns to Morristown, New Jersey

May 02, 2017
Economic Impact
Tourism to Morristown NHP creates $20.7 million in economic benefits to the area.

March 31, 2017
Morristown National Historical Park Visitation Increases by 15%
As the National Park Service embarks on its second century of service, Morristown National Historical Park is celebrating the significant accomplishments of its centennial celebration and engagement with the Find Your Park / Encuentra Tu Parque initiative. We are proud to announce that Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) recorded 252,514 visits in 2016, which is a 15% increase over the 218,959 visitors to the park in 2015.

March 31, 2017
April 2017 Park Events
America’s Stories 101: Art, Literature, Music, and Muskets at Morristown National Historical Park’s National Park Week.

December 06, 2016
Morristown National Historical Park Winter Visitor Services Hours
Beginning on January 1, 2017, the Jockey Hollow Visitor Center building will be closed. The building will reopen on Saturday, February 11, 2017. During that same period, the Washington’s Headquarters Museum and the Ford Mansion will only be open on Saturdays and Sundays.

December 01, 2016
Discover History Center Exhibit Fabrication and Installation Contract Awarded
The National Park Service at Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) is pleased to announce that Capitol Exhibit Services, Inc. of Manassas, Virginia was recently awarded a $1.679 million contract to produce, fabricate and install exhibits in Morristown NHP’s Washington’s Headquarters Museum.

September 28, 2016
Unveiling Ceremony for Newly Restored Stark’s Brigade Monument & New Wayside Exhibits
Morristown National Historical Park is pleased to announce the completion of the restoration of the historic Stark’s Brigade Monument, as well as the installation of new wayside interpretive exhibits about the brigade and monument. An unveiling ceremony and ranger-led interpretive program will be held at 11 am, Friday, October 14, 2016 at the monument site. The public is encouraged to attend.

August 17, 2016
Cake and Community: Blue Morel Restaurant Executive Chef Bobby Varua Helps Morristown Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service
Please join Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) as it celebrates the exact 100th anniversary of the National Park Service on Thursday, August 25, 2016. 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.

July 29, 2016
Assistance from Washington Association of New Jersey Reopens Fort Nonsense
The National Park Service at Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) is pleased to announce that its Fort Nonsense area is now reopened due to assistance from the Washington Association of New Jersey. Fort Nonsense had been closed since the severe thunderstorm that hit the Morristown, New Jersey area on Thursday, July 14, 2016.

 

August 6, 2015
Washington Association of New Jersey Donates $1.347 Million Dollars to Morristown National Historical Park
The Washington Association of New Jersey and Morristown National Historical Park are pleased to announce the donation of $1.347 million to the park. The donation will be used for the production and installation of the "Discover History Center" interactive gallery in the park's Washington's Headquarters Museum. This grand and engaging new gallery for visitors, especially school children, will open in late 2016/early 2017.

July 23, 2015
Livingston's Christopher Bickel is Morristown National Historical Park's 2015 "Teacher-Ranger-Teacher"
Morristown NHP is pleased to welcome its 2015 Teacher-Ranger-Teacher (TRT), Mr. Christopher Bickel, Livingston, NJ's Public Schools Social Studies Supervisor. The TRT program is a National Park Service (NPS) professional development project, coordinated through the University of Colorado, Denver (UCD). TRT strives to acquaint educators with the primary resources and educational materials available through the NPS.

June 12, 2015
Morristown NHP Participates in Morris County's Revolutionary Times Celebration, July 3-5, 2015
Morristown NHP is pleased to partner with the Morris County Tourism Bureau for its July 3-5 Revolutionary Times events. The park's participation includes free admission to the Washington's Headquarters Museum and Ford Mansion from Friday, July 3 through Sunday July 5, 2015. The highlight at Morristown NHP will be a free concert at 2:00 pm on Friday, July 3, by the famous Fifes & Drums of the Old Barracks.

June 10, 2015
Morristown NHP Summer Operating Hours Announced
Morristown NHP will begin its seven-days-a-week summer hours of operation on Sunday, June 28th and will last until August 30th. The Washington's Headquarters Museum, Ford Mansion, and Jockey Hollow Visitor Center will be open every day from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.

June 3, 2015
Fees Increase at Morristown National Historical Park
Morristown National Historical Park will increase its fees effective July 15, 2015.

May 11, 2015
The park's historic Wick House will close for the summer on May 20th, 2015, in order to conduct much-needed rehabilitation work on the chimney and fireplace. All of Jockey Hollow and the grounds around the Wick House, including the Wick Garden, will remain open to the public during the rehabilitation.

April 24, 2015
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 264,363 visitors to Morristown National Historical Park in 2014 spent $14.8 million in communities near the park.
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 264,363 visitors to Morristown National Historical Park in 2014 spent $14.8 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 197 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $20.6 million.

March 27, 2015
Author Michael C. Harris to Speak on Brandywine: A Military History of the Battle that Lost Philadelphia but Saved America,September 11, 1777
The National Park Service welcomes author Michael C. Harris to the Washington's Headquarters Museum to discuss his book, Brandywine: A Military History of the Battle that Lost Philadelphia but Saved America, September 11, 1777. The talk will be at 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in the Washington's Headquarters Museum at 30 Washington Place, Morristown, New Jersey. Admission to the program is free. Book sales and signing will follow the program.

February 6, 2015
In a joint program with the Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum, Morristown National Historical Park will host America's founding couple, George and Martha Washington, at the park's Washington's Headquarters Museum on Sunday, February 22nd, from 3:00-4:00 pm.

January 28, 2015
Author James Gigantino to Speak on New Book: The Ragged Road to Abolition: Slavery and Freedom in New Jersey, 1775-1865
In honor of Black History Month, the National Park Service welcomes Dr. James Gigantino to discuss his new book The Ragged Road to Abolition: Slavery and Freedom in New Jersey, 1775-1865. The talk will be at 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 28, 2015, in the park's Washington's Headquarters Museum. Admission is free. Book sales and signing will follow the program.


January 23, 2015
Morristown National Historical Park Proposes Entrance Fee Increase

Morristown National Historical Park will present a program on Your Fee Dollars at Work to discuss a possible fee increase in 2015. The current park entrance fees have been in place since the early 1990s. A public comment session will be included with this program.

November 24, 2014
Morristown National Historical Park Winter Visitor Services
Beginning on January 4, 2015, the Jockey Hollow Visitor Center building and the Wick House will be closed. The buildings will reopen on February 18, 2015. During that same period, the Washington's Headquarters Museum and the Ford Mansion will only be open on Saturdays and Sundays.

October 10, 2014
Morristown National Historical Park to Begin Off-Season Hours of Visitor Services on November 1, 2014
Beginning on November 1, 2014, Morristown NHP will begin its off-season hours of operation for visitor services. Please note that the grounds of the park will remain open 7 days per week along with the restroom facilities at the Jockey Hollow area (Visitor Center and NY Brigade Comfort Station) per park hours.

Last updated: August 21, 2015

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