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        Preserving George Washington’s Legacy
         and the Story of the Revolutionary War

       Washington Association of New Jersey ~ WANJ ~ Founded 1874



This fabulous video was created by Morristown High School students
Katie Rosa and Kylee Strasser. The script was written by WANJ President and children’s author Eileen Cameron. Actors are DAR NJ State Historian Pat Sanftner, WANJ Trustees Philip Gaffney, Kenneth MacKenzie, and MNHP Ranger Eric Olsen, with narration by Karen Sloat-Olsen.



Partner to Morristown National Historical Park ~ Showcasing American history at the important national historic sites of the Ford Mansion in Morristown, which was General George Washington’s Military Headquarters during the American Revolution/ War for Independence in 1779-80, and Jockey Hollow, site of the Encampment of the Continental Army.


DISCOVER ~ as History comes alive ~ in the heart of the Crossroads of the Revolution at the first national historical park


SEE ~ Washington’s Headquarters/Ford Mansion     


TOUR ~ Headquarters Museum – telling the story of leadership of George Washington and the courage of the Continental Army     


ENJOY ~ Museum's collection of artifacts and rare documents


STUDY – RESEARCH ~ For students and scholars


EXPERIENCE ~ Soldiers life at Jockey Hollow and colonial farm life at the Wick House


EXPLORE ~ Hike Nature Trails in the unspoiled woodlands and hills of New Jersey ~ Bike the shaded roadways





                          Morristown 1779-80







Morristown National Historical Park

Historic Morris County

30 Washington Place, Morristown, New Jersey 07960