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An enjoyable visit

My husband and I along with our son visited the Ford Mansion after the ranger at the Jockey Hollow... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sinaigirl
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Ohio
Wonderful tour of this centerpiece of history

Had a wonderful tour of this house adjacent to museum. Tour was kind of large but two rangers kept... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CentralCoastDiverSLO
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San Luis Obispo, California
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The grounds comprise a museum as well as the modest mansion where Washington established military headquarters for the winter of 1779-80.
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30 Washington Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960-4259
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+1 973-539-2016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I along with our son visited the Ford Mansion after the ranger at the Jockey Hollow National Park encouraged us to do so. We are so glad that we did. The guided tower was very well done the Ford Mansion Park ranger...More

Thank sinaigirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful tour of this house adjacent to museum. Tour was kind of large but two rangers kept it going and we got the information we desired. You will know what it was like to live here at a critical part of history

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Got a free tour of the mansion from the park ranger Thomas Winlet (sp?). He was very informative and polite. Great tour for adults as you get to see the old Ford mansion and the rooms sectioned off for Mrs. Ford and her kids and...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

You can see that the Ford house belonged to a very wealthy family. The house, also used by Washington and his generals during the encampment in Morristown. The house is kept nicely and offer an interesting information.

Thank Dee E
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our little visit into the Ford Mansion where Washington stayed for the winter encampment. The guide was wonderful adding in small details.

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 29 May 2018

My daughter and I had fun visiting the Ford mansion and the associated museum. the NPS guide was excellent. The home is not large, but one can see all of it except the basement. The associated museum has two very good exhibits as well as...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

This was our second visit. The Ranger-guided tour of the mansion was excellent both times, giving a realistic picture of what life was like for the Ford family and the Revolutionary War general and officers who shared their house. This time we visited the new,...More

Thank Jermich
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The Ford Mansion and Museum is a part of Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site in Morristown. Very interesting to see another place where George Washington slept. Tours start every hour on the hour. Be sure to get a pass and not lag behind. Otherwise, they...More

Thank Mantle22
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

If you go, first spend time in the museum which is a very short walk from the mansion. Well preserved, and a nice glimpse of history and what life must have been like for those who occupied that house during the war. Our guide knew...More

Thank homework
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great park with well managed staff. Beautiful house and interesting place in American history. Definitely worth the visit if you are in the area.

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