Effective immediately, all Morristown National Historical Park site locations and grounds are closed.
Morristown National Historical Park (NHP), in response to State of New Jersey’s Executive Order 107 issued on March 21st directing all residents to stay at home until further notice to curb the spread of COVID-19, is announcing that all park gates providing access to the grounds and trails at Jockey Hollow Area (including restroom facilities), Fort Nonsense Area, and the New Jersey Brigade/Cross Estate Area are closed until the Executive Order is lifted.
Washington’s Headquarters Museum and the Ford Mansion remain closed.
Jockey Hollow Visitor Center and Wick House remain closed.
All visitor access gates to the Jockey Hollow Area and restrooms will remain closed.
All visitor access gates to Fort Nonsense Area will remain closed.
All visitor access gates to the New Jersey Brigade/Cross Estate Area will remain closed.
The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners at Morristown NHP is our number one priority. The National Park Service (NPS) is working with federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor COVID-19. The National Park Service (NPS) encourages all visitors to park lands to adhere to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local public health authorities to protect visitors and employees. #covid19 #nj #coronavirus #parkclosure #morristownnhpclosed #stayathomeorder #stayhomesavelives .
Please check our park website for the latest updates: www.nps.gov/morr and stay tuned for virtual museum features next week! .
[Image Description: This post features a closeup image of a skeleton keyhole at the historic Ford Mansion. Sarah Minegar].