Meet by The Alliance statue group, which depicts Washington, Lafayette, and Hamilton on the Morristown Green for this ranger led hike. The hike ends at Washington's Headquarters Museum and the Ford Mansion at Morristown National Historical Park. Hike participants are encouraged to then visit the museum or take a guided tour of the Ford Mansion.
This guided hike will weave together the stories of the Continental Army's winter encampments of 1777 and 1779-80 in and around Morristown. Stops will include the Presbyterian Cemetery, the Schuyler-Hamilton House, and the Ford Mansion. This is a great way to discover how historic sites hidden in plain sight all connect to a common story of Morristown's significance during the Revolutionary War.
Meet at the Alliance Statue Group on the Morristown Green. The tour will start at 10:00 am and end at 11:30. This program is FREE and admission to the the Ford Mansion and Washington Headquater's Museum is FREE in honor of the National Park Service's 100th birthday. The Washington's Headquarters Museum/Ford Mansion is located at 30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ. For more information, call 973-539-2016 x210 or visit www.nps.gov/morr.
Waterloo Canal Heritage Day
Children Friendly Event
Come visit Waterloo Village between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm for a day in this historic Morris Canal town. Enjoy boat rides on the Morris Canal, Smith's Store - a furnished canal-era store with hands-on activities, blacksmithing, see the operating gristmill, seamstress shop, carpenter's shop, take guided tours of 1859 Methodist Church, the Canal Museum - with exhibits and videos, and guided walking tours of the village. Admission is free but there is a $5 per car parking fee. Waterloo Village is located at 525 Waterloo Road, Byram, NJ. For more information, call 973-292-2755 or visit www.canalsocietynj.org.