MORRISTOWN, NJ - A great way to celebrate America and Independence Day is to visit the Green in Morristown on July 4th where you can hear the grand words of the Declaration of Independence as it is read by Tom Windslow of Morristown National Historical Park at Washington's Headquarters. Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill will be present.

The annual reading of the Declaration of Independence by costumed interpreters will take place on the Morristown Green at noon with activities beginning at 11:30 am. This is a free event as are all of the activities listed below. In case of inclement weather, the reading will be held inside the Presbyterian Church on the Green, 57 East Park Place.

Morristown National Historical Park open 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

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1718 Whippany Graveyard Tour at 10:00 am Pre-register at or by calling 973-631-5151

Acorn Hall (GPS: 68 Lafayette/68 Morris St. Morristown) to the Powder Mill hike at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm

March from the Ford Mansion (30 Washington Place, Morristown) to the Morristown Green at 11:15 am

Public Reading at Noon of the Declaration of Independence at the Morristown Green (Park Place) with the Loose Canons singers-11:30 am

Tours of the sanctuary and graveyard of the First Presbyterian Church (57 East Park Place) following the Reading

"Stars and Pipes" Organ Concert at St. Peter's Episcopal Church at 1:30 p.m. (Corner of Miller and South Streets, Morristown)

The above information provided by the Morristown Historical Society and the Borough of Tourism.