Showing posts with label Morris County. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Morris County. Show all posts

March For Our Lives in Morristown!

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 / 10 comments
Morristown, New Jersey town hall

On Saturday, March 24th one of the #MarchForOurLives rallies took place in Morristown, New Jersey. 

Protesters came with clever signs and a real sense of accomplishment amongst the surprisingly large crowd. About 13,000 marchers showed upMorristown was one of about 800 sibling marches to the main one in Washington, DC.

It was a cold day but with blue skies and bright sunshine. Drones flew overhead, speeches were made, and determination for real change pervaded the crowd. 

First, we gathered in front of town hall. 

Gingerbread Wonderland 2015

Sunday, December 6, 2015 / Leave a Comment
Gingerbread English Cottage
English Cottage at Gingerbread Wonderland

The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is currently hosting the Gingerbread Wonderland until Sunday, December 13th. 

Many creative structures made from gingerbread are being displayed. Next weekend there will also be a craft show!

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison and Florham Park

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / 32 comments
The Mansion at Fairleigh Dickinson University
The Mansion at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Florham-Madison campus

Fairleigh Dickinson University is the largest private university in New Jersey with two campuses in the Garden State, one center in Canada, and another in England. It was founded by Dr. Peter Sammartino and his wife, Sally, and named after the benefactor Colonel Fairleigh S. Dickinson, who founded Becton Dickinson

Little Red Schoolhouse in Florham Park

Monday, July 20, 2015 / 31 comments
Little Red Schoolhouse, Florham Park, New Jersey
Little Red Schoolhouse, Florham Park, New Jersey

Little Red Schoolhouse is the pride and joy of beautiful Florham Park, New Jersey. It is in their township logo and all over the town website. 

Little Red Schoolhouse, which was known as Columbia School District No. 5, was built in 1866 and was in continual use for classes until 1914. 

The Farm at Green Village

Monday, June 8, 2015 / 42 comments
Plants at The Farm at Green Village, New Jersey
The Farm at Green Village

The Farm at Green Village in lovely Green Village, New Jersey, contains over 30 acres of trees, plants, flowers, and animals. They have an amazing and beautiful variety of flora and fauna, and everything you'd need for your garden or patio.

It is one of my favorite places in New Jersey  because it is pretty and peaceful. 

It's a magical place . . .

Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital

Monday, March 16, 2015 / 20 comments
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The Kirkbride Building, Greystone Park (March 2015)

Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital was originally built in 1876 as the New Jersey State Lunatic Asylum at Morristown. Obviously there was no “political correctness” at the time. 

State Insane Asylum, Morris Plains, NJ (Public domain photo from Wikipedia)

Celebrating Christmas in Chester

Monday, December 22, 2014 / 22 comments
Sally Lunn's Tea Room and Restaurant, Chester, NJ
Sally Lunn's Tea Room and Restaurant

The Chesters are two lovely and historic little towns. Yes, there are two Chesters, just as there are two Mendhams right nearby (this is typical of New Jersey). Despite some commercialization in the last few years, the Mendhams, Chesters and the whole area is delightfully rural, peaceful, and beautiful. 

Cooper Gristmill in Chester

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 / 34 comments
Cooper Gristmill
The back of the Cooper Gristmill

Nathan Cooper built the Cooper Gristmill in 1826 in lovely and historic Chester, New Jersey. 

Historic Speedwell in Morristown

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 / 16 comments
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Historic Speedwell is a beautiful 7.5 acre park which includes the former Speedwell Ironworks and Speedwell Village, in historic Morristown, NJ. 

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