1255 State Route 10 East
Whippany, NJ 07981
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Unlike other grand stations, the Morris Plains Station is a one-story structure built in a Renaissance style of architecture replete with a Spanish tiled roof. Built in 1915, it is on the National Register of Historic Places. This station is a stop of the New Jersey Transit at U.S. Route 202.
The coeducational Morristown-Beard School is a day school in Morristown that caters to students from grade six to 12. This college-preparatory school was established in 1971 by merging the Miss Beard Girls School and the Morristown Boys School. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Morristown is steeped in history. Referred to as the “Military Capital of the American Revolution,” its significance in the war for independence from Great Britain is reflected across town. It features several Victorian-era homes, a vibrant community and cultural scene. The heritage Morristown National Historical Park is a must visit. Other local attractions include the Acron Hall, Morris Museum and Community Theater.
This extraordinary structure, the Morris County Courthouse, was built in 1827 and has since been the hub of the judicial system. It features Greek Revival and Federal style of architecture and consists of two stories, a higher floor, chimneys and a domed cupola. This courthouse is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Serving as a natural research laboratory to the students of biology and life sciences at Drew University, the Zuck Arboretum was established in honor of botany faculty Robert and Florence Zuck. It consists of two small ponds that are home to turtles, goldfish, and catfish. Canadian geese, ducks and herons stop by during migration. The arboretum features native as well as exotic trees and plants. The arboretum is open to the public by appointment.
The Morristow National Historic Park, encompasses three sites, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Ford Mansion was the winter quarters of George Washington, and adjacent to it is the museum open for tourists. The Fort Nonsense on the hilltop was the place of the signal fire, while the Jockey Hollow was the campsite of the Continental Army. Morristown was known as the military capital of the American Revolutionary War.
The former home of the 22nd President of the United States, Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908), has been opened to the public as a museum since the early 20th Century. Grover Cleveland Birthplace is the only dedication of its kind to Cleveland. The house was established in 1832, reflecting local vernacular architecture. The home was also used as a worship place of the Caldwell Presbyterian Church Manse, a congregation led by Stephen Grover's father, Reverend Richard Falley Cleveland. In the 1900s, the house was restored to its original splendor, with rooms and decor retained as it was. Visitors can get a glimpse into the early life of Stephen Grover Cleveland at this site.
Embrace your wild-side at New Jersey's top zoo - the Turtle Back. Affiliated to the Essex County Parks Department, don't miss the opportunity to get up close and personal with the exotic and breath-taking animal world. Gray kangaroos and kookaburras from Aussie-land, American alligators, penguins, red pandas, Himalayan leopards, Komodo dragons, stunning reptiles and marine life form part of the family of 800 that call this haven home. The globe-spanning ensemble comprises of 150 species, most rare and endangered, and justify Turtle Back's commitment to conserve wildlife and educate society on the same.
Located along the banks of the Passaic River, Lord Stirling Park is a wooded area which is home to a diverse ecosystems. The park lies in the very lap of nature with swamps and marshes being interspersed by meadows and forests. There is also a fully functional stable within the premises of the park.
The Feltville Historic District is a monumental and significant part of the Watchung Reservation in Berkley Heights, Union County in New Jersey. It comprises of eight houses, a church, a carriage house and a general house. The district was built and developed from 1825 to 1882. Over the years, the area has successfully evolved as not just a mill town and a farming community, but also as a summer recreational resort. A distinctive highlight of the district is the rumour about three ghosts living here. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
The South Orange Village Hall, located in South Orange, features on the country's National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1894, its unique architecture, replete with a striking minaret, makes it a landmark among Tudor and Victorian homes in town. Through the centuries it has been home to the local fire and police department.
The Thomas Edison National Historic Site is an important landmark that conserves the working laboratory and abode of the world renowned scientist, Thomas Edison. This historical site is the place where Edison made his inventions that benefited the entire human race. Explore the laboratory on your own or you can avail special audio tours. For more details, check website or call ahead.