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Jockey Hollow

Jockey Hollow

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    Jockey Hollow is the name for an area in southern Morris County, New Jersey farmed in the 18th century by the Wick, Guerin and Kemble families. The origin of the name is still uncertain, but was used as such at the time of the American Revolution. For most of the Revolutionary War, it was used by portions of Continental Army as a winter camp site, and …
    Jockey Hollow is the name for an area in southern Morris County, New Jersey farmed in the 18th century by the Wick, Guerin and Kemble families. The origin of the name is still uncertain, but was used as such at the time of the American Revolution. For most of the Revolutionary War, it was used by portions of Continental Army as a winter camp site, and it housed the main Continental Army during the "Hard Winter" of 1779-80, believed to be the harshest winter in recorded history.

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    Oct 30, 2022
    This part of Morristown National Historical Park is several miles away from the Washington’s Headquarters Museum and the Ford Mansion (see separate reviews); both sections of the park can easily be v… Full review by ellenbee56
    Sep 9, 2022
    This visitor center is unfortunately only open till 4PM. fortunately the grounds remained open an was able to do easy loop tour with a few great places to stop, including seeing the replicas of th… Full review by Kim W
    Jun 11, 2022
    I visited Jockey Hollow immediately after visiting the Washington Headquarters Museum and the Ford Mansion and Museum. One has to drive 10 miles from there to get to Jockey Hollow. I first went to … Full review by blairkk25
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