Sabres, Swords And Guns Displayed At Morris Historical Society

Visitors can experience rarely seen weaponry from Morris County Historical Society’s extensive militaria collection in “Sabers, Swords, Guns, and Glory: Militaria in Morris County,” on display for a limited time at Acorn Hall through July 30.
The exhibit spans more than two centuries of American military history, and features a Revolutionary War saber, 1862 Springfield rifle, 19th century Kentucky Long rifle, Civil War munitions and accoutrements, military uniforms from the 20th Century and numerous medals and commendations earned by local soldiers and veterans. The exhibit also highlights the weapons and technology used in World War I and II, and the new forms of warfare introduced during the Cold War. This exhibit is held in conjunction with “1917: World War, Women’s Rights and Weaponry Sciences,” extended through July 2.
The MCHS at Acorn Hall is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The cost for a tour of Acorn Hall and to see both exhibits is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for students and free for children under age 12 and MCHS members.

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