12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Explore the history of land use through special presentations at The Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, The Morristown and Morris Township Library and Macculloch Hall Historical Museum. Tour Macculloch Hall’s historic garden at 12:15 p.m. then hear Joseph Grabas, author of Owning New Jersey (Charleston, SC: History Press, 2014) talk about the history of buying land in Morris County and New Jersey in the Library’s Lower Level Meeting Room at 1:30 p.m.; after the talk venture over to the Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall for a tour of their barn and to view historic farming tools at 3:15 p.m.
This tour will be the first event related to the North Jersey History and Genealogy Center’s Selling the Dream: Land Development in Morris County, an exhibit on the history of land use in Morris County. The exhibit will be on display in the F.M. Kirby Gallery from September 7 through the end of the year.
If you have any questions about the event contact the North Jersey History and Genealogy Center at 973-538-3473 or firstname.lastname@example.org.