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Floersheimer’s Custom Wedding Gowns

Morris County Historical Society is featuring Jeanne Floersheimer’s collection of nine custom 1980s wedding gowns and accessories at Acorn Hall from Wednesday May 2 through Thursday, Aug. 2. All the dresses were samples from Floersheimer’s bridal shop, which was appropriately […]

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Iconic Culture: From Little Black Dress to Bell Bottoms

Morris County Historical Society exhibit highlights more than 50 years of cultural history through nearly 100 pieces from its historic textile collection and how changes in clothing styles mirrored the social climate of their time with a focus on New […]

Classic Savor and Stroll

Enjoy hearing Morristown’s history and tasting a meal’s worth of samples from our partners as you meander through town. Your tour guide will present many facts and tidbits about Morristown and its history. Meet at the corner of Washington St. […]

$65

Morris County Historical Society’s Architectural Study Collection

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall 68 Lafayette Ave., Morristown, NJ

Born from witnessing too many of Morris County’s historic structures fall victim to the wrecking ball, MCHS’s Architectural Study Collection preserves character-defining architectural features of these buildings and interprets the rich local history they once held. Slated to be installed […]

Free

History Lunch Break: Architectural Study Collection

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall 68 Lafayette Ave., Morristown, NJ

Born from witnessing too many of Morris County’s historic structures fall victim to the wrecking ball, MCHS’s Architectural Study Collection preserves character-defining architectural features of these buildings and interprets the rich local history they once held. Slated to be installed […]

Free

Hands-On History – the Art of Tea Blending

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township, NJ

Tea lovers wanted on Thursday, March 31 from 6:30pm-8:00pm at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, Morristown! Adults can learn the history of tea and mix their own original blend to take home. No experience necessary, all supplies provided. $25/person. Space is […]

$25

Savor Sip and Shop

Spend a day making memories with friends and family or come alone and make new friends. Disconnect from social media and on-line shopping and spend time interacting with the shop owner and managers, servers, and brew masters along the route […]

$80
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Classic Savor and Stroll

Enjoy hearing Morristown's history and tasting a meal's worth of samples from our partners as you meander through town. Your tour guide will present many facts and tidbits about Morristown and its history. Meet at the corner of Washington St. […]

$65

Easter Egg-stravaganza at Historic Willow Hall

330 Speedwell Ave, Morristown, NJ 330 Speedwell Ave, Morristown, NJ

Visit Historic Willow Hall for our second annual Easter Eggs-travaganza and join us for an afternoon of activities and fun! Colour and decorate Easter Eggs and listen to a story about our favorite bunny friend inside and explore our historic […]

Free

History Lunch Break: The Return of “St. Cecilia”

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall 68 Lafayette Ave., Morristown, NJ

After a yearlong conservation, Morris Ccounty Historical Society’s breathtaking stained glass memorial window is now on permanent display at Acorn Hall! Originally installed in 1886 at Morristown’s Church of the Redeemer, the window was commissioned by Augustus and Mary Crane […]

Free

Spring Encampment 2022 Living History Event at Jockey Hollow

April 23 and 24, 2022 - Spring Encampment at Jockey Hollow Morristown National Historical Park hosts its largest special event of the year Admission: Free Jockey Hollow will come to life when re-enactors from across the northeast arrive for Morristown […]

Free
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New! Farm-Phonics at Fosterfields

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township, NJ

Learning to read? The farm animals at Fosterfields would love to help! Read to the lambs, cows, horses or maybe the chickens! Children ages 4-7 can practice their reading skills by reading to the farm animals at Fosterfields Living Historical […]

$10

History Lunch Break:Decorative Arts at Acorn Hall

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall 68 Lafayette Ave., Morristown, NJ

Experience an impressive array of beautiful, useful, and sometimes unusual, decorative arts objects from Morris County Historical Society’s collections, featuring one-of-a-kind pieces displayed at Acorn Hall. Free Zoom program. Pre-registration required. Email [email protected] to register.

Free

The Pathways of History Tour

Links to Each Other and to the Past The Pathways of History tour for the 2022 year consists of 27 Museums and Sites. Two of them are new to the tour. The same as last year, we will be splitting […]

Free

Mrs. Woods Herb Garden-Adult Workshop

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township, NJ

During this evening program for adults only, learn how herbs were used in the early American household. After visiting our herb garden, you will create a unique herb garden to take home. All materials provided. Cost: $30/adult. To register: tinyurl.com/MrsWoodsHerbGarden

$30

Pathways of History at the Boonton Historical Society

Boonton Historical Soicety 210 Main Street, Boonton, NJ

Boonton Historical Society is joining the twelfth year of the Pathways of History Tour. Over twenty historic venues in Morris County will welcome you on April 30th and May 1st. We hope you will join us on May 1st in […]

Free

Historic District House Tour

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum 45 MacCulloch Ave, Morristown, NJ

Meet Me on the Corner of Macculloch! Explore select interiors of some of Morristown’s most beautiful private homes including the Thomas Nast House, a National Historic Landmark. The tour also includes Macculloch Hall Historical Museum and 5 other historic properties […]

$50

Mother’s Day Gift Making Workshop – Soap Making

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township, NJ

Happy Mother’s Day! In this program, adult and child pairs will create three bars of soap for mom, grandma, or anyone special in their life. Using glycerin, herbs, and essential oils everyone will make their own unique soap blend! Multiple […]

$15

National Public Gardens Day

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum 45 MacCulloch Ave, Morristown, NJ

Celebrate National Public Gardens Day in Macculloch Hall Historical Museum's historic garden! Enjoy special presentations, nature scavenger hunts, and art activities in the garden. At 1:30pm, see The Raptor Trust's Fantastic Falcons. Event is rain or shine. This program is […]

Free

From the Waist Up: Bodices, Vests & Jackets, 1840-1920

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall 68 Lafayette Ave., Morristown, NJ

An incredible array of never-before-seen bodices, vests, jackets, shirtwaists, and accompanying accessories from within MCHS’s collection will be on display at Acorn Hall beginning Mother’s Day, May 8, through early 2023. Opening day will feature an ongoing exhibit presentation by […]

Born To Be Shorn at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township, NJ

It’s Time for a Haircut! Visit Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morristown and watch master shearer, Margaret Quinn, demonstrate how to properly shear a sheep, the old-fashioned way. Demonstrations include spinning, weaving, felting, natural dyeing, and more! Cost: $10/person. Register […]

$10

History Hike and Graze

Enjoy hearing Morristown's history and tasting a meal's worth of samples from our partners as you see multiple sites in Historic Morristown. Your tour guide will present many facts and tidbits about Morristown and its history. Samples from 6 restaurants […]

$75
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Schuyler-Hamilton House Reopens for Tours

Schuyler-Hamilton House 5 Olyphant Place, Morristown

Schuyler-Hamilton House Reopens for Tours Major Window Restoration Completed: General Public Invited for Sunday Tours Between 1pm and 4pm Beginning May 29, 2022 The Morristown Chapter – Daughters of the American Revolution will reopen the Schuyler-Hamilton House for public tours […]

Piglet Weigh-in at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township, NJ

The piglets have arrived at Fosterfields! Looking for some farm fun? Help staff weigh the piglets on Saturday, June 4, by helping farmers guide them in a crate and onto the scale. How much will they weigh? Find out! Also […]

$3 – $10

Annual Canal Day Festival at Waterloo Village

Waterloo village Waterloo Road, Stanhope, NJ

Annual Canal Day Festival - Saturday, June 4, 2022 Waterloo Road - Stanhope, NJ - Just Off I-80, Exit 25 The Canal Society of NJ will be holding its Annual Canal Day Festival at Waterloo Village on Saturday, June 4th, […]

Free

Jefferson Museum Open House – June 5, 2022

Jefferson Township Museum 315 Dover Milton Road, Jefferson, NJ

The Jefferson Township Museum, also known as the George Chamberlain House, will be open on Sunday, June 5, 2022, from 1 to 4 pm. This month’s exhibit will feature “The Grand Tour - Victorian Travel Writers and Faraway Places.” Tours […]

Free
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Schuyler-Hamilton House Reopens for Tours

Schuyler-Hamilton House 5 Olyphant Place, Morristown

Schuyler-Hamilton House Reopens for Tours Major Window Restoration Completed: General Public Invited for Sunday Tours Between 1pm and 4pm Beginning May 29, 2022 The Morristown Chapter – Daughters of the American Revolution will reopen the Schuyler-Hamilton House for public tours […]

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Art in the Garden with Lisa Madson

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum 45 MacCulloch Ave, Morristown, NJ

Create Art in the Garden with Teaching Artist Lisa Madson Explore Watercolor, Drawing, and Printing in Three Different Sessions Adults are invited to explore different mediums with teaching artist Lisa Madson as you create artwork in the garden! Smock recommended. […]

Free

Civil War Weekend at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township, NJ

Civil War Weekend is Back at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm! Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12 from 10am-4pm Each Day Join the NJ 2nd brigade as they host a reenactment weekend. See skirmishes, camp set-ups, and more during this […]

$10

Rediscovering Morristown National Historical Park – Photo Walk

Morristown National Historical Park 30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ

Photo Walk at Jockey Hollow with Xiomaro Saturday, June 11 at Jockey Hollow's Wick Farm and Grand Parade Trail Morristown National Historical Park (MNHP) celebrates its 90th anniversary in 2023.  This historic milestone presents an opportunity for MNHP – the […]

Free
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Schuyler-Hamilton House Reopens for Tours

Schuyler-Hamilton House 5 Olyphant Place, Morristown

Schuyler-Hamilton House Reopens for Tours Major Window Restoration Completed: General Public Invited for Sunday Tours Between 1pm and 4pm Beginning May 29, 2022 The Morristown Chapter – Daughters of the American Revolution will reopen the Schuyler-Hamilton House for public tours […]

Dogwoods, Oaks, and Maples: Executing a Landscape Plan

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall 68 Lafayette Ave., Morristown, NJ

In 2018, and upon learning the original colors of Acorn Hall, Morris County Historical Society had a landscape plan created that took into account the Hall’s country setting and likely influence of noted landscape designer Andrew Jackson Dowling. Learn more […]

$5 – $10

Father’s Day Gift Craft – Air Fresheners

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township, NJ

Father's Day Gift Craft: Air Fresheners Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm Happy Father’s Day! In this program, children will create a simple air freshener craft for the father figure in their lives! All materials are provided. […]

$10

Rediscovering Morristown National Historical Park – Washington’s Headquarters Museum Concert and Illustrated Talk

Morristown National Historical Park 30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ

Live Concert and Illustrated Talk with Xiomaro Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 2pm to 3pm at Washington's Headquarters Museum at 30 Washington Place, Morristown Morristown National Historical Park (“MNHP”) celebrates its 90th anniversary in 2023. This historic milestone presents an […]

Free

Father’s Day Train Rides

Whippany Railway Museum 1 Railroad Plaza, Whippany, NJ

ALL ABOARD! Father's Day Train Rides Sunday, June 19, 2022 at the Whippany Railway Museum On FATHER'S DAY, SUNDAY, JUNE 19th, impress Dad with the unique gift and unforgettable experience of a train ride on one of Morris County's historic […]

$12. – $24.
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Schuyler-Hamilton House Reopens for Tours

Schuyler-Hamilton House 5 Olyphant Place, Morristown

Schuyler-Hamilton House Reopens for Tours Major Window Restoration Completed: General Public Invited for Sunday Tours Between 1pm and 4pm Beginning May 29, 2022 The Morristown Chapter – Daughters of the American Revolution will reopen the Schuyler-Hamilton House for public tours […]

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New! Farm-Phonics at Fosterfields

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township, NJ

Learning to read? The farm animals at Fosterfields would love to help! Read to the lambs, cows, horses or maybe the chickens! Children ages 4-7 can practice their reading skills by reading to the farm animals at Fosterfields Living Historical […]

$10

Morristown Walking Tour “Bones and Stones” – June 25th

Morris County Tourism Bureau 6 Court Street, Morristown, NJ

Saturday, June 25th at 11:00 am. Visit highlights of the Morristown Historic District, beginning with the 1827 Courthouse and ending in the historic 1733 graveyard. Guide is Carol Barkin of the Morris County Tourism Bureau and member of the Morristown […]

$25
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Schuyler-Hamilton House Reopens for Tours

Schuyler-Hamilton House 5 Olyphant Place, Morristown

Schuyler-Hamilton House Reopens for Tours Major Window Restoration Completed: General Public Invited for Sunday Tours Between 1pm and 4pm Beginning May 29, 2022 The Morristown Chapter – Daughters of the American Revolution will reopen the Schuyler-Hamilton House for public tours […]

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