Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
The story will be told by the Honorable Kenneth C. MacKenzie, retired judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, historian, and member of the Board of Trustees of Historic Speedwell. Judge Mackenzie will share his legal insights into one of Morris County’s most notorious trials.
The program will be in lecture format and take place in Courtroom One, preserved to look as it did in 1833.
There is a limited number of seats available for this Morris County Tourism Bureau program, which will be offered only once in 2015.
It is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 20. Participants will meet outside of the courthouse, at 6 Court Street in Morristown. The cost is $15 per person. You can pre-register and pay online at www.morristourism.org.
The Morris County Tourism Bureau also has recently announced the schedule for its “Historic Walking Tours –Summer 2015,’’ which will feature guided Saturday morning walks and behind-the-scenes tours of places that played a prominent role in the history of Morris County. The tours are offered on various Saturday mornings in July and August, all starting at 10 a.m. and requiring pre-registration.
Featured this summer are Morristown’s magnificent churches, the Morristown Green at 300 years old, an inside look at Historic Speedwell, a curator’s tour of the Morristown National Historical Park, and a look at the history of Morris Township at 275 years old.
All tours begin at 10 a.m. and last 60 to 90 minutes. Tickets are $15 or $20 depending on the program length. You can register and pre-pay online at morristourism.org. For more information contact the Morris County Tourism Bureau at 973-631-5151 or email [email protected]