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Posted Monday, June 25th, 2018

Activities are Family-Friendly and Free  to the Public

A July Fourth celebration, just as the Founding Fathers might have done it, will take place in Morristown on the nation’s birthday. All events during this daylong salute to America are free.

The celebration is organized by the Morris County Toursim Bureau and the Morristown National Historical Park.

“Morris County had such an integral role in the founding our our nation. I congratulate the organizers for showcasing our history and invite all county residents to come out and enjoy a look a our nation’s founding,” said Morris County Freeholder Christine Myers.

July 4 —  On The Morristown Green

Revolutionary Times: All Invited for a Patriotic July 4th in Morristown11:30 am: March from the Ford Mansion to the Morristown Green. Costumed Revolutionary War soldiers will lead a march from Washington’s Headquarters at the Ford Mansion, 30 Washington Place, to the Green.

Gordon Thomas Ward: Patriotic sing-a-long on the Green

Revolutionary Times: All Invited for a Patriotic July 4th in Morristown12 noon: Reading of the Declaration of Independence by costumed interpreters. Audience participation is encouraged.

1:00 pm: Presbyterian Church’s Graveyard Tour

In case of rain, activities will be held in the Methodist Church of Morristown, 50 Park Place.

Other activities

Morristown National Historical Park  is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

11:00 am & 2:00 pm: Hike to a NJ Revolutionary War Powder Mill.  The tour starts at Acorn Hall, 68 Lafayette Ave.

In Hanover Township, at 10:00 am: Whippany Burying Yard Tour. Hanover Township Landmark Commission will give a one-hour free “living” tour of its 1718 Burying Yard, located on Route 10 East in Whippany. Reservations: 973-631-5151

For more information on Revolutionary Times, call 973-631-5151 or email the Toursim Bureau
Revolutionary Times is generously sponsored by the Washington Association of New Jersey, Normandy Real Estate Partners, NJM Insurance Group, and Jeanne and Joe Goryeb.