HistoryTourism Black Heritage Trail Application & Project

Black Heritage Trail 2024 Application & Project

About the New Jersey Black Heritage Trail The New Jersey Black Heritage Trail was signed into law by Governor Murphy on September 7, 2022. The legislation calls for the New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) to establish a Black Heritage Trail “to promote awareness and appreciation of Black history, heritage, and culture” that will “highlight Black…

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CommunityHistoryTourismTravel Building & Accessibility Projects at Morristown NHP

Building & Accessibility Projects at Morristown NHP

Morristown, N.J. – Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) will soon commence several accessibility and preservation projects at both the Washington’s Headquarters and Jockey Hollow areas of the park. Preservation and construction work will affect five park structures: Ford Mansion, Washington’s Headquarters Museum, Guerin House, Jockey Hollow Visitor Center, and the Wick House along with the cultural…

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CommunityHistory Morris County Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Morris County Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Commissioner Offers a Message of Hope at Annual Remembrance   Clerics, community leaders and public officials came together in song, prayer and words of inspiration during the 54th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration held yesterday at the Calvary Baptist Church in Morristown. The annual service, hosted by the Martin Luther King Observance…

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CommunityEconomic DevelopmentHistory Apply for 2024 Morris County Historic Preservation Funds

Apply for 2024 Morris County Historic Preservation Funds

Apply for 2024 Morris County Historic Preservation Funds   The Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund is now accepting grant applications for 2024 funding. The grant application deadline is Thursday, March 28, 2024. The Morris County Office of Planning and Preservation will hold a Grant Application Workshop to explain the application process on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, 7 p.m.…

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