Local Heritage Tourism

  • Morristown National Historical Park

    Morristown National Historical Park

    Home to America’s first national historic landmark, Morristown National Historical Park, operated by the National Park Service, preserves, maintains, and interprets the landscapes, archeological resources, and collections of the Continental Army winter encampments, the headquarters of General George Washington, and related Revolutionary War sites at Morristown.

    While you’re in the area: Located five minutes away inside the former residence of Major General Frederick Frelinghuysen, the Morris Museum is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate and has a total of 16 galleries that feature eight permanent collections and 20 temporary exhibitions each year. Head northwest to Ayres-Knuth Farm, a working farm, continuously operated since it was first established in 1793.

    Where to eat: Located inside a 1917 mansion, the Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen offers four unique dining experiences. Have you ever eaten inside a turn-of-the century train station? Visit Boonton Station 1904 for classic American fare in a beautifully restored landmark.