Welcome to the Morris County Historical Society.

We are an organization dedicated to preserving and providing awareness of the rich history of Morris County, New Jersey.

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Acorn Hall

Programs and Events


The mission of the Morris County Historical Society, as the representative of a county with an exciting and unique place in the history of the United States, is to discover, preserve, communicate and promote the history of Morris County through exhibits, programs, and publications.


The Society is headquartered at Acorn Hall, an 1853 Victorian Italianate mansion located in Morristown, NJ. The Society operates Acorn Hall as a historic house museum, produces exhibitions on local history in the Galleries at Acorn Hall, and provides public programming on Morris County history.


The Morris County Board of Trustees is actively involved in developing the programs to support those who are interested in Morris County history.





Heather Wyse Emelander



Susan Vigilante

Interim Vice President


Bennett Greenberg



Amy E. Curry


Board Members:


Barbara Benedict


Learned "Dag" T. Bulman





David Holdsworth


Robert Donaldson


Ed Englebart


Brenda Rediess-Hoosein



Click here for links to New Jersey and

Morris County historical references.

Copyright © 2015 Morris County Historical Society

The Morris County Historical Society receives generous general operating support grant funding from the New Jersey Historical Commission.

Email address: MCHSAcornHall@gmail.com

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