MORRISTOWN, NJ - The schedule of events for the Grand Opening of the Morristown National Historical Park's Discover History Center has been announced. From February 17 through February 20, visitors can attend a variety of talks, walks, interactive exhibits, and performances.  

All events will begin or occur at the Washington’s Headquarters Museum, 30 Washington Place, Morristown, New Jersey.

Although all events are free, visitors must reserve their free timed tickets at the museum’s information desk
 
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Saturday, February 17th
9:30 am   Ford Mansion opens- Self Guided tours, Colonial games on second floor
10 am      Grand Opening Ceremony- Auditorium
11 am      Hammered Dulcimer performance by Linda Russell- Auditorium
12 pm      Museum of Early Trades and Crafts - Auditorium
1 pm        Gallery Walk: Dialogic Artifacts: Exploring Exhibit Planning
2 pm        Gallery Walk: “George Washington’s Headquarters” by photographer Xiomaro
3 pm        “George Washington: Fact or Fiction”- Auditorium
4 pm        Equipment of the Continental Soldier- Auditorium

 

Sunday, February 18th
9:30 am   Ford Mansion opens- Self Guided tours, Colonial games on second floor
10 am      Gallery Walk: Dialogic Artifacts: Exploring Exhibit Planning
11 am      Hammered Dulcimer performance by Linda Russell- Auditorium
12 pm      Museum of Early Trades and Crafts - Auditorium
1 pm        Gallery Walk: Dialogic Artifacts: Exploring Exhibit Planning
2 pm        Gallery Walk: “George Washington’s Headquarters” by photographer Xiomaro
3 pm        “George Washington: Fact or Fiction”- Auditorium
4 pm        Equipment of the Continental Soldier- Auditorium

 

Monday, February 19th
9:30 am   Ford Mansion opens- Self Guided tours, Colonial games on second floor
10 am      Gallery Walk: Dialogic Artifacts: Exploring Exhibit Planning
11 am      Hammered Dulcimer performance by Linda Russell-Auditorium
12 pm      Museum of Early Trades and Crafts - Auditorium
1 pm        Gallery Walk: Dialogic Artifacts: Exploring Exhibit Planning
2 pm        Gallery Walk: “George Washington’s Headquarters” by photographer Xiomaro
3 pm        “Four Winters at Morristown”- Auditorium

 

Tuesday, February 20th
9:30 am   Museum opens
10 am      First tour of the Ford Mansion (every hour, until 4 pm)
11 am      Musical performance by Gordon Ward- “Story-Songs of History”- Auditorium
1 pm        Musical performance by Gordon Ward-“Story-Songs of History”- Auditorium

 

 

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