History Lunch Break: A Kaleidoscope of Color

There’s something special underfoot in Acorn Hall Front Parlor! Join Pat Goodfriend, MCHS Membership and Volunteer Coordinator, to find out about Acorn Hall’s remarkable mid 19th-century John Crossley & Sons […]

History Lunch Break: Carriage House Discoveries

Acorn Hall’s Carriage House has stood for as long as Acorn Hall but, as a utilitarian outbuilding, it never received the limelight until its restoration was started in 2020! Since […]

Curator’s Tour (Exhibit Closing)

Join Curator of Collections Anne Motto for a final look at our landmark exhibit A Storied Past: History That Makes Morris County on its closing day. From Revolutionary War sabres […]

History Lunch Break: Architecture of Acorn Hall

Explore the blending of architectural features that created Acorn Hall,  Augustus Crane's mid 19th-century "country house," inspired by landscape architect Andrew Jackson Downing. Free Zoom program. Pre-registration required. Email MCHSAcornHall@gmail.com […]

History Lunch Break: From Royals to Robots

Mary Crane Hone, the last resident of Acorn Hall, took the daring leap from Southern belle to stage actress in 1921. Join MCHS Curator of Collections Anne Motto for a […]

History Lunch Break: MCHS’s Architectural Study Collection

Born from witnessing too many of Morris County’s historic structures fall victim to the wrecking ball, MCHS’s Architectural Study Collection preserves character-defining architectural features of these buildings and interprets the […]

History Lunch Break: The Return of “St. Cecilia”

After a yearlong conservation, MCHS's breathtaking stained glass memorial window is now on permanent display at Acorn Hall! Originally installed in 1886 at Morristown's Church of the Redeemer, the window […]