MORRISTOWN, NJ – Thousands of people came to Morristown this past weekend to join together for the historic Women's March on New Jersey. Many participants came to Morristown early or stayed later to patronized the restaurants and shops throughout Morristown.

The Town of Morristown is acknowledging the long list of organizations and the many speakers who contributed to the event, including Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy.

"A special thanks to the Morristown Police Department, the Morristown Department of Public Works, Morristown Fire Department and volunteers, NJ Transit, and the many other public employees whose contributions ensured the public safety and success of this gathering," said town officials.

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The Morristown Police Department received assistance from 29 agencies throughout Morris County and the town extended a thank you to all of them.

Law enforcement participants included police officers in Madison, Chatham Borough, Chatham Township, Florham Park, Boonton, Chester, Denville, Dover, East Hanover, Hanover Township, Jefferson, Kinnelon, Mendham, Morris Plains, Morris Township, Mount Olive, Mountain Lakes, Netcong, Parsippany Troy-Hills, Randolph, Riverdale, Rockaway Township, Rockaway Borough, Washington Township and Wharton.

The NJ Transit police and Morris County Park Police also provided assistance, as well as the Madison Fire Department, Morris County Sheriff's Department and the Morris County Prosecutor's Office.

The town has also acknowledged the Chatham, New Vernon, Mendham, Long Hill and Tri-Boro EMS units that assisted throughout the day.

"Without the dedication and commitment of all entities involved, an event of this size would not have been able to run with the efficiency that it did." town officials said.

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