Programs and Events

Tours and Special Events are scheduled throughout the year for

your enjoyment.

Morris County Historical Society

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Acorn Hall

Community Speakers Program


Through this program, lectures, slide, and object presentations are available to historical organizations, civic groups and schools. Each program is approximately 45 minutes in length and can be modified within reason for groups upon request.


Programs are presented by Morris County Historical Society staff members, who are museum professionals with extensive speaking experience.

The fee for each program is $75 for Morris County libraries and local historical societies, $125 for all other organizations. Outside Morris County, additional mileage fees may apply. Scheduling is based on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Currently available Programs:


The Morris County Historical Society

Society’s mission and programs

Exhibitions, operation of a historical society

Other Morris County historical organizations

The Conflict, the County, & the Citizens:

Morris County in the Civil War

Morris County soldiers & regiments

Local politics during the Civil War

Homefront—women’s organizations, soldier’s aid, Bible societies


Behind Closed Doors: Health, Hygiene and Sexuality Among the Victorians

Hygiene standards and developments

19th century medicine

Prostitution and the treatment of women


Games Victorians Played

Development of today's major sports - golf, football, baseball

Parlor games and games for children

Local social clubs and sports institutions


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

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