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The building is interesting but the main story here is the people who lived in it, all the way from well-known Revolutionary War era influentials and their unnamed slaves to a handful of recent New Jersey governors with large families. At every stage the wonder...More
I had a few hours to kill before heading the the airport and I asked my customer, one thing I should do before I head home- she recommended the little slice of history. I was greeted by Tracy in the original main house - and...More
We visited this site in October; the garden was asleep, but the knowledgeable docent was brimming with information. Inside, the creative arrangement of a visual timeline on the walls helped to place historic events in context. Special events and workshops throughout the year celebrate this...More
The mansion was originally built by Richard Stockton who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Later the mansion was used as the Governor’s mansion and eventually turned into a museum. We went on a docent led tour, and the informative guide...More
Because today was the Free Day at 25 NJ museums, my husband and I decided to visit this piece of NJ history. What an interesting find! The house was originally the home of Richard Stockton, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Under...More
I had been to Morven a few years ago and was extremely disappointed. The galleries were disjointed and unexciting, with no clear narrative. The grounds were also tired. I had heard that there have been changes at Morven so paid another recent visit and had...More