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Morristown National Historical Park summer hours


Morristown National Historical Park’s
Summer Hours of Operation: July 1st – August 31st  
Open Seven Days a Week
Morristown, NJ – The National Park Service at Morristown National Historical Park is pleased to announce that it will begin its seven-day-a-week, summer hours of operation on July 1, 2016.

Both the Washington’s Headquarters Museum and Jockey Hollow Visitor Center buildings will be open daily from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.

opportunity for Full Moon lighthouse climbs


CAPE MAY - Let the light of the full moon guide you up the Cape May Lighthouse until you reach the starry top this season and enjoy a dramatic and memorable view.

     Since it opened to the public in 1988, some 2.5 million people have climbed the 199 steps to the top of the Cape May Lighthouse; but a smaller, select group can say they have experienced the grand vista of the evening sky from atop this majestic beacon at nighttime.

Tours of the African American Gethsemane Cemetery, Little Ferry, this Saturday during Bergen County's Juneteenth Celebration

The Historic African American Gethsemane Cemetery, a Bergen County Historic Site, will be open 1:30 - 4:30 pm, Saturday, June 18th, during Bergen County’s Juneteenth Celebration.  Gethsemane Cemetery is located on Summit Place in Little Ferry, NJ.  It will be open for self-guided tours from 1:30–4:30 pm and guided tours with Gethsemane Historian Arnold Brown around 2 and 4 pm.