MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- Celebrate the splendor and delight of the Holidays at Acorn Hall, home of the Morris County Historical Society, and enjoy generous Victorian-inspired decorations throughout the Italianate mansion’s first-floor historic rooms.

This season, holiday decorating highlights include an elaborate Dining Room tablescape by a local designer featuring a display of original 19th century Crane family silver (unveiled for the first time in over a century), Acorn Hall’s ‘famous’ upside–down Christmas tree, an elaborate display of rare, antique ornaments, and sparkling trees, garlands, ribbons, and wreaths creating a Victorian Christmas wonderland you won’t soon forget! The seasonal decorations are on view beginning Sunday, November 29 through Sunday, January 10, 2016 on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The admission to tour Acorn Hall and view the current exhibit “Bright Lights, Big City: Mary Crane Hone on Broadway” is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for students, and Free for children under age 12 and MCHS members. To view the exhibit, only, is one-half the admission price.

On Sunday, December 6 from 12 noon to 5 p.m., the Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall will be among local historic sites participating in Holly Walk 2015. To purchase Holly Walk tickets, and for event information, visit, or call the Morris County Tourism Bureau at 973-631-5151.

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          The Oakleaf Gallery Gift Shop at Acorn Hall offers unique gifts for all ages that will fill everyone’s holiday shopping needs. The gift shop is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and by appointment. There is no admission fee for those who are only visiting the gift shop. For more information, please contact the MCHS at 973-267-3465, or email

The Morris County Historical Society was founded in 1945. The Society’s mission is dedicated to the discovery, preservation, promotion, and interpretation of Morris County history through events, programs, exhibits, and preservation advocacy. The Morris County Historical Society is a member-supported, 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.