Morris County Tourism Bureau Announces Fall
Historical Programs

The Morris County Tourism Bureau (MCTB) welcomes in its annual Fall historical programs. Experience the rich history that Morris County has to offer with a local expert. Please pre-register and pre-pay online at For additional information or to pre-register call 973-631-5151.
The Romance of Betsy Schuyler and Alexander Hamilton, Sat., Oct. 8, 1 p.m., at the Schuyler-Hamilton House in Morristown.
During the Revolutionary War, a young and dashing Alexander Hamilton, General George Washington’s aide-de-camp at the Ford Mansion, spent the winter and spring in Morristown while his future wife, Betsy Schuyler, was nearby at the home of the Campfields. Hear the romantic tale of their courtship from members of the D.A.R., the conservators of the c. 1760 Schuyler-Hamilton House.
Tour size is limited to 30. Cost is $15. There is limited parking on Olyphant Place; Parking is also available at the Morristown Train Station, Lackawanna Place and Morris Avenue.
Ghostly Revelations at the Ford Mansion, Oct. 15.
The Ford Mansion recently underwent a paranormal study by Gordon Ward, a well-respected investigator of ghosts and hauntings and an author on the topic. This program will include new photos, audio recordings, developing theories, and information collected from his study of the Ford Mansion, General George Washington’s home for 200 days in 1780, and the Ford family’s home for three generations.
After the study’s results are presented, program participants may tour the Ford Mansion with park rangers and spend the day at Morristown National Historical Park. Meet in the auditorium of the Washington’s Headquarters Museum in Morristown. Cost is $15 per person and includes free park admission for the day. Free parking is available in two lots adjacent to the park and also along Washington Place.
These popular Fall programs will sell out quickly. Reserve and pay early to hold a reservation. Presentations will last approximately one hour. Tickets are $15 each. Mail payment to MCTB, 6 Court Street, Morristown, New Jersey 07960 or pay online at
For more information, call 973-631-5151.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.