Celebrating July 4th in 2020 John Adams, second president of the United States, told us to mark Independence Day with “Pomp and Parade, with Shows, Games, Sports, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations”. For the first time in memory, a lot of these
Morris County – Three Hundred Years that Shaped America Early History: Early supporters of the cause of liberty, New Jerseyans were witnesses to over 200 Revolutionary War skirmishes as the French, British and American armies traversed the state numerous times. Morristown, the
Celebrate Easter and Passover in Morris County Welcome to Spring and the spring holidays. They are, of course, being reinvented during the pandemic. We will miss our dearest friends and relatives while performing all the rituals online. It will be memorable.
The Long Campaign for Woman’s Suffrage: Morristown Women were “Silent Sentinels” The campaign for Woman’s Suffrage lasted 70 years; it began with the first woman’s rights convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York. Guest speaker Frederick Douglass delivered a
Celebrate the Irish in Morristown General George Washington brought the Continental Army to Morristown, New Jersey, for two winters, in 1777 and again in 1779-1780. The second winter encampment took place at Jockey Hollow, today part of Morristown National Historical Park
Deepen your understanding of Morris County's Black history Every February since 1926, Black History has been celebrated in America. That year historian Carter G. Woodson created Negro History Week, which evolved into Black History Month. Woodson selected the second week in