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Immerse Yourself In Holiday Traditions During the Civil War-Era —  at Historic Speedwell

Step back in time and experience the holidays as they were observed during America’s Civil War during a special two-day presentation at the Historic Speedwell in Morristown n Dec. 1 and 2.

Morris Parks: A Civil War Christmas -- Dec. 1 & 2

Learn how soldiers of the 2nd NJ Brigade prepared food, built winter huts to keep warm, and wrote letters home to loved ones.

Stop by the historic Vail House to read actual letters from Union troops, and admire the simple, yet elegant, period decorations to provide a touch of home.

Attend a festive Officer’s Ball in the 1849 Carriage House as period fiddle music fills the air. Learn authentic, historic dances, and take part in a holiday craft workshop. Enjoy hot, mulled cider and cookies as you warm up near the outdoor fire. Visit the Gift Shop filled with unique holiday decorations and gifts and stocking stuffers for the entire family.

Morris Parks: A Civil War Christmas -- Dec. 1 & 2

Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors (65+), $5 for children (4 – 16), and FREE for children age 3 and under. For more information and directions to Historic Speedwell, visit morrisparks.net, or call 973.285.6550.

The Morris County Park Commission features one of the region’s best park systems in the state of New Jersey. It currently protects and maintains 20,197 acres at 38 distinct sites plus offers a year-round calendar of events

 

and activities for all to enjoy!Morris Parks: A Civil War Christmas -- Dec. 1 & 2

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