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The Morristown National Historical Park collector and benefactor, Lloyd Smith, donated his rare books and manuscripts to the Park nearly 100 years ago. The vault containing his most valuable acquisitions continues to yield incredible treasures. The recently discovered Scarlatti manuscript will be performed by Maestro Robert Butts, and the poetry of Phyllis Wheatley will be recited. Ms. Wheatley, brought here as a slave, was the first African-American female to be published in America.

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Treasures from the Vault

October 19 @ 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 fall walking tours and programs. Experience the rich history that Morristown has to offer with a knowledgeable guide.

Tours and programs last approximately one hour. Tickets are $15.00 per person. It is recommended that you pre-register and pre-pay to hold your spot as some of these tours do sell out quickly. In most cases, walk-ins will not be accepted. Contact the MCTB at 973-631-5151 for more information. Sign up online by going to Eventbrite.com

The Morristown National Historical Park collector and benefactor, Lloyd Smith, donated his rare books and manuscripts to the Park nearly 100 years ago. The vault containing his most valuable acquisitions continues to yield incredible treasures. The recently discovered Scarlatti manuscript will be performed by Maestro Robert Butts of the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey, and the poetry of Phyllis Wheatley will be recited. Ms. Wheatley, brought here as a slave, was the first African-American female to be published in America.

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Details

Date:
October 19
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$15.00
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.morristourism.org

Organizer

Morris County Tourism Bureau
Phone:
973-631-5151
Email:
cbarkin@morristourism.org
Website:
morristourism.org

Venue

Morristown National Historical Park
30 Washington Place
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]