Morris County is home to four National Historic Landmarks. In this blog we report on how they are faring during the time of Covid. Turns out that Covid plus Tropical Hurricane Isasis have been impacting them
By Barbara Taylor, MCTB Guest Contributor We had a preview of the Designer Showcase and Gardens at Tyvan Hill in New Vernon and it is stunning! This signature fundraiser, presented by The Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center, runs through October
It's time for some retail therapy! Your favorite Morris County retail stores and eateries are open for business and ready to get re-acquainted. As you can imagine, a three-month closure for them has been catastrophic for their bottom-lines. With adversity, many
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
Celebrating NJ’s 350th Morris County has a rich history, and each of our 39 municipalities has an historical tidbit to contribute to it. Each town is named and is labeled with a tag: Innovation, Diversity or Patriotism. These tags were utilized