July Fourth Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

July Fourth Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Morristown, NJ – Morristown National Historical Park will celebrate our Declaration of Independence with July Fourth activities beginning at noon on the park’s Washington’s Headquarters grounds, 30 Washington Place. The event will feature a variety of activities, including the promotion of Junior Ranger Programs and interactive demonstrations by reenactors from the 2nd New Jersey regiment. Visitors can join…

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US Army Celebrates 249th Birthday!

US Army Celebrates 249th Birthday!

On June 14, 1775, 249 years ago, the Second Continental Congress founded a united army to bring the 13 colonies together in the fight for independence from Great Britain. The U.S. Army was officially born. The Army was founded just months into the American Revolutionary War and predates the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Over…

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MPAC Announces 2024-2025 Season!

MPAC Announces 2024-2025 Season!

MPAC is proud to be Morristown’s home for arts and entertainment for over 30 years. Our exciting 2024-2025 schedule features over 100 performances, with many more to be added throughout the year! Our Season Opening Celebration will take place on September 20th, featuring Broadway and television star Norm Lewis. “Our upcoming 30th season features a lineup that will include old favorites and exciting…

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Morris County Resident Honored at 80th Anniversary of D-Day

Morris County Resident Honored at 80th Anniversary of D-Day

The Morris County Commissioners salute World War II veteran Chester “Chet” Kochan of Hanover Township who was honored today in Normandy by French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Joseph Biden on the 80th anniversary of D-Day. He was one of four New Jersey natives among 48 American WWII veterans at the ceremony. Drafted in 1943, Kochan…

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Morris County Hosts Juneteenth Kickoff Event

Morris County Hosts Juneteenth Kickoff Event

“Art in the Atrium” Presenting Its First All-Women Exhibit Morris County to Unveil 5 Rare “Manumissions”   Juneteenth 2024 celebrations in Morris County will kick off Thursday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m. with the official opening of this year’s Art in the Atrium exhibit in the Morris County Administration and Records Building in Morristown. The opening reception of “WOW: Women’s…

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A Look at New Jersey’s Growing Conference Business

A Look at New Jersey’s Growing Conference Business

State-of-the-art technology, creative spaces, and unique events breathe new life into conventions and business meetings.   As business meetings and conferences move away from the traditional expert-to-audience lecture in favor of a more interactive format, America’s convention centers are becoming more experiential in nature with flexible spaces that cater to a variety of functions. In…

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