Current Events

Morris County Heritage Commission Offices Closing Due to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 virus and in consultation with the Office of Health Management, a decision has been made to close the Heritage Commission Offices located at the Morris County Library for an indefinite period starting March 16.

The closure is designed to help protect the high-risk populations that we serve, as well as minimize the potential exposure/transmission of the virus to all patrons and staff. The closure is temporary, but there is not a defined re-opening date at this time.

For information during this challenging time, please visit the county’s coronavirus webpage:

We’re Celebrating Our 50th Anniversary!

50th anniversary logoThe Morris County Heritage Commission is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a calendar of special programming to highlight many aspects of Morris County’s history.

Anniversary programs for 2020 will include a wide variety of topics that celebrate and acknowledge Morris County’s rich history. The topics were selected from featured articles published in the Commission’s newsletter The Heritage Review, previously known as the County Circular, since the first issue in 1977.

Learn more about our upcoming programs and read more about our 50th!

Spring 2020 Newsletter

View the Heritage Review archives.

2020 Re-Grant Application Available

The Heritage Commission applies each year for grants from the New Jersey Historical Commission to fund historical activities in Morris County. The 2020 Re-Grant application is now available.

Heritage Commission on Facebook!

The Morris County Heritage Commission is now on Facebook at Make sure to like us!

The Heritage Commission Has Moved

Phase four of the move is nearly complete! Communications with our administrative staff may be briefly interrupted while we continue to settle into our new offices. The archival collection is now on site and is being reshelved and inventoried.   We will begin cleaning and evaluating the condition of the collection over the spring and summer months.

Appointments can be made by contacting the Commission offices at 973.829.8114 Tuesdays – Thursdays. We apologize for any inconvenience during this transition.

This notice will be withdrawn upon our return to normal operations.

Thank you for your patience.