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The Morris County Tourism Bureau (MCTB) welcomes you to “Discover Morris County” and join us again for our annual summer walking tours and programs. Experience the rich history that Morris County has to offer with a knowledgeable guide. Tours last

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George Vail’s Willow Hall

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Morris County Tourism Bureau (MCTB) welcomes you to “Discover Morris County” and join us again for our annual summer walking tours and programs. Experience the rich history that Morris County has to offer with a knowledgeable guide.

Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $15.00 per person. Please pre-register and pre-pay online at Eventbrite.com or morristourism.org    Call the office at 973-631-5151 for more information.

Visit the nationally registered former home of U.S. Congressman George Vail, a scion of the Speedwell Ironworks founder, Judge Stephen Vail. His brother, Alfred Vail, worked with Samuel F.B. Morse to develop the telegraph. George took over the iron business, built this 1848 Gothic puddingstone mansion inspired by Andrew Jackson Downing, and then headed to Congress to represent New Jersey (1853-1857).

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Date:
July 13
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$15.00
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Willow Hall
330 Speedwell Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
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Morris County, located 30 miles west of NYC, is home to some of America’s most important history and culture just waiting for you to explore. Start by walking in the footsteps of Revolutionary icons such as George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, then pick apples right off the tree at one of our verdant farms and end your day having a delicious dinner; discover how to make my weekend Morris County!
6 Court St. Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 973-631-5151
Leslie Bensley Photo of Jane Joe Executive Director at Morris County Tourism Bureau
6 Court St. Morristown, NJ 07960
973-631-5151 [email protected]