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Morristown National Historic Park

. Description:  Location of the Continental Army's winter camp in 1779-1780, there are several sites within the current park.  Washington's headquarters (limited accessibility during renovation & expansion due to be completed in 2007) , (tours leave hourly from a Visitor Services Trailer),  the Jockey Hollow Visitor Center, the Wick House & Farm, and the Upper Redoubt site in the Fort Nonsense Unit.
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How to find: 
30 Washington Pl
Morristown, NJ 07960

Parent Organization:
National Park Service
Phone 973 539-2085
fax 973 539-8861
National Park Service   
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Washington's HQ Museum &  Jockey Hollow Visitors Centers open year round 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
Fort Nonsense Spring & Summer (fall & winter closes at 5) 8 -8 8 -8 8 -8 8 -8 8 -8 8 -8 8 -8
Season Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
As of FEB 2008





Jockey Hollow free, fees for Morristown under 16 free    $4 for 7 day pass    
Special Fees:  $15 annual park pass
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What kind of visit you can have:  2 Visitor centers in park at sites of Washington's Headquarters (1779-1780) and the Jockey Hollow encampment with reconstructed solder huts.  Also in the park are the site of the Upper Redoubt and the Wick House & Farm.  Tours of Ford Mansion, where Washington lived at Headquarters site.
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Period 1777-1782 Type of Site  Military
Buildings: Houses, huts, fortification remnants
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Trails/Hiking 27 miles of hiking trails
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Macculloh Hall  House Museum
Morris Museum Museum
Historic Speedwell Museum
Morris County Visitors Center Tourism Information
  Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site,  


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Stephens State Park 800 Willow Grove Rd
Hackettstown NJ  07840
908 852-3790

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