TAP Into Your Town's News

Morristown — News

George Washington's Headquarters Open for Summer Tours

Susie Scholz

Thursday, August 7, 2014 • 4:15pm

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The National Park Service is offering the public guided weekday tours of George Washington’s Headquarters.

Washington’s Headquarters, located at 30 Washington Place in Morristown provides an opportunity to visit and tour the actual house that George Washington and his men occupied during the harsh winter of 1779-1780.

The residence belonged to Jacob and Theodesia Ford and was built between 1772 and 1774. Many renovations have taken place to ensure the safety and preservation of such a significant historical site. Although the Ford house was closed for a bit throughout the renovations, it is now open to the public.

Tours begin at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., and 4 p.m. daily. The cost of admission is $4 per adult and children are are free.

For more information contact www.nps.gov

TAP into your town! Get Your Town's News In Your Inbox: Click here to sign up.