Historical Sites


Washington’s Headquarters 

Washington Place
Morristown, NJ 

New Providence, NJ 07974


Link: Washington’s Headquarters

Morristown National Historic Park was established in 1933, and is the FIRST national historic park in the United States. Gen. Washington lived at the Ford Mansion during the winters of 1777 and 1779. I-287 North to exit 36A. At the end of the ramp, get to the left lane. Park is on the left 0.1 miles.

Jockey Hollow 

Tempe Wick Road
Morristown, NJ 


Link: Jockey Hollow

More than 1600 wooded acres. Winter encampment of the Continental Army. Part of Morristown National Historical Park. Wick House is a restored and furnished farm house that served as military headquarters during the encampment. Cross country skiing allowed. From Millington, take Basking Ridge Road to Maple Avenue to Route 202. Cross Route 202 and follow Hardscrabble Road 2 miles to Jockey Hollow Road on the right.

Historic Speedwell 

Link: Historic Speedwell

In 1838, Alfred Vail and Samuel F.B. Morse perfected the telegraph here. May-October Thurs & Sun: 1:00 – 5:00 PM.

Craftsman Farms 

2352 Rt. 10-West, # 5
Morris Plains, NJ 07950


Link: Craftsman Farms

Craftsman Farms, located in and owned by the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, is the former home of noted turn-of-the-century designer Gustav Stickley, a major proponent of the “Arts and Crafts” home building and furnishing. The log house, built in 1911, is one of the most significant landmarks of the American Arts and Crafts movement, and the site, which consists of 26 acres of the original 650-acre tract, has been designated a National Historic Landmark.