Morristown National Historical Park
Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) is a unit of the National Park Service located in Morristown, New Jersey and is composed of four separate areas: Washington’s Headquarters, Fort Nonsense, Jockey Hollow, and the New Jersey Brigade/Cross Estate Area.
In particular, the park commemorates the sites of General Washington and the Continental army’s winter encampment of December 1779 to June 1780, where the soldiers survived through what would be the coldest winter on record in the 18th century. The park offers, a museum, including the Discover History Center and library collection related to the encampments and George Washington, as well as items relating to pre- and post-Revolutionary America. The park also maintains over 20 miles of hiking trails. Special events and programs are offered throughout the year.
Morristown NHP trails and grounds are open daily 8am to sunset. Washington’s Headquarters Museum, Ford Mansion, Jockey Hollow Visitor Center and Wick House are open Thursday – Sunday 10am – 4pm from President’s Weekend through the end of the year. During July and August, the buildings are also open Wednesdays 10am – 4pm.