Morris County Websites
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is located in Morristown, NJ. Morristown was first settled by Europeans in the 18th century, and has a long and rich cultural history. There are many local historical sites and museums.
Morristown has been called “the military capital of the American Revolution” because of its strategic role in the war for independence from Great Britain. Today this history is visible in a variety of locations throughout the town that collectively make up Morristown National Historical Park.
According to British colonial records, the first permanent European settlement at Morristown occurred in 1715, when a settlement was founded as New Hanover by migrants from New York and Connecticut. The county, and ultimately Morristown itself, was named for the popular Governor of the Province, Lewis Morris, who championed benefits for the colonists.
The Morris County Historical Society that produces exhibitions on local history in the Galleries at Acorn Hall, and provides public programming on Morris County history.
The Morris County Tourism Bureau promotes the area’s exceptional historic, cultural and recreational opportunities by providing services to residents, business travelers and tourists.
The Heritage Commission ensures the preservation of historical information and provides resources to increase awareness of the people, places, and events that have given our area a special place in the history of New Jersey and America.
Official page of the Morris County NJ Park Commission, steward to over 18,700 acres of parkland and more than 38 facilities.
The Morris Museum celebrates art, science, history, and the performing arts by providing engaging exhibitions and programs.
Morristown National Historical Park commemorates the sites of General Washington and the Continental army’s winter encampment of December 1779 to June 1780, where they survived through what would be the coldest winter on record.
Craftsman’s Farms is Gustav Stickley’s early 20th century country estate.
Home of downtown Morristown.
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