Current Events

Thanks for Attending the WW1 Road Show!

The World War One Road Show on October 14 was a great success! Learn more about this event, and check out our photo gallery below:

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

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2017 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 2017 Re-Grant application is now available.


History Grants for 2016 Awarded in Morris County

The Morris County Heritage Commission received a grant of $18,684 to provide re-grants for local history projects and General Operating Support (GOS) from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State. The re-grant program supports a variety of efforts to increase appreciation, knowledge, and preservation of Morris County’s history.

The Heritage Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 regrant awards.

2016 Regrant Award Recipients
Organization Type of Award Award
Historical Society of Boonton Township GOS/Insurance $3,899
Macculloch Hall Project/UV Blinds $4,197
Mount Tabor Historical Society Project/Archives $4,779
Parsippany Historical Preservation Society GOS/Insurance $1,000
Borough of Rockaway Historical Committee Project/sign $2,215
Green Pond Historical Society GOS/Insurance $1,794

Re-grant awards from $1,000 to $5,000 will be available to history organizations and other non-profit organizations that have a history based project.  Get more information and download a copy of the application guidelines and application.

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This notice will be withdrawn upon our return to normal operations.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