Inspired by the upcoming NPS centennial, which President Obama discussed in his most recent weekly address, I have spent parts of this summer posting about my visits to mid-western memorials, parks, and sites run by the NPS from central Ohio to eastern Missouri through a blog I named the National Park History Tour. Of course, one need not travel outside the Mid-Atlantic to learn about the past from the NPS, in fact one can cover over a century of American history in a weekend in Maryland and Pennsylvania.
A partnership with the Washington Association of New Jersey helped to make possible the reopening of the Fort Nonsense area of Morristown National Historical Park, which was damaged by a severe thunderstorm.
Morristown National Historical Park will welcome author David Veasey on March 12, 2016 for an illustrated talk on his book, New Jersey’s Colonial Architecture Told in 100 Buildings.
George Washington related public history has long been a cottage industry in the United States, from his birthplace in Virginia to the cities in which he stayed during the Revolution such as Valley Forge and Morristown, where I recently spent a day taking in the eighteenth century living history weekend displays of apple pressing and hops harvesting. …
Morristown National Historical Park in New Jersey is pleased to welcome its 2015 “Teacher-Ranger-Teacher.”