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History Lunch Break: When Millionaires Came to Morristown
March 16, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Previously a small town in the country, Morristown became the home of men and women whose concentrated wealth totaled nearly $300,000,000 at the turn of the century. Products of the new Gilded Age, these millionaires changed the landscape with the construction of palatial estates, which – along with their private sidings, squash courts, and midnight champagne dinners – would disappear almost as quickly as they arrived. Join Erin Feith, Research Assistant, for a trip down “Morris County’s Great White Way” to meet the big names and even bigger homes that dominated this era of opulence.