History in Madison NJ


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The next time you find yourself in the vibrant community of Madison, be sure to take time to stop and smell the roses. The Rose City, as it was once known, is a beautiful community overflowing with colonial and Victorian architecture.

The essence of the borough has a facade for film and has been featured in movies like “The World According to Garp,” “The Family Stone” and was also utilized for it’s alluring scenery in episodes of “The Sopranos.”

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    Acorn Hall
    City: Morristown
    68 Morris Ave. Morristown, NJ 07960
    The Morris County Historical Society is an organization dedicated to preserving and providing awareness of the rich history of Morris County. The society is headquartered at Acorn Hall, an 1853...
    Imagine That!!!
    City: Florham Park
    4 Vreeland Rd. Florham Park, NJ 07932
    Children are encouraged to touch, discover, learn and explore in a 16,000-sq.-ft. hands-on museum featuring more than 50 unique exhibits. Our concept is that children 'learn through play,' so we...
    Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
    City: Morristown
    45 Macculloch Ave. Morristown, NJ 07960
    Macculloch Hall, a Federal-style mansion built by George Macculloch in 1810 and transformed into a museum in 1949 by W. Parsons Todd, features Todd’s impressive antiques collection, changing...
    Morris Museum
    City: Morristown
    6 Normandy Heights Rd. Morristown, NJ 07960
    One of New Jersey's oldest and most active arts and cultural institutions, the Morris Museum is an award-winning, family-oriented institution offering programs in the arts, science, history and...
    City: Madison
    9 Main St. Madison, NJ 07940
    Housed in a 1900 Richardsonian-Romanesque Revival building listed on the National Register of Historic places, the museum explores 18th and 19th century American history, with a focus on New Jersey...
    City: Morristown
    5 Olyphant Pl. Morristown, NJ 07960
    1760 home of Dr. Jabez Campfield, Surgeon General to Gen. George Washington. John Cochran was a guest at the home. Alexander Hamilton courted Betsy Schuyler here in the winter of 1779-1780. The...
    City: Morristown
    Burnham Pky. & Rt. 124 Morristown, NJ 07960
    At Burnham Park, Thomas Paine influenced the pre-American Revolution public's perspective on government through his writings.
    City: New Vernon
    Millbrook & Village Rds. New Vernon, NJ 07976
    The circa 1800 Tunis-Ellicks House, building, historic gardens and museum collection welcomes visitors with a sense of daily life in a representative New Jersey farming community....
    Whippany Railway Museum
    City: Whippany
    1 Railroad Plz. Whippany, NJ 07981
    2015 IS OUR 50th Anniversary Year.  Check our website for all our special celebration events....