Ford Mansion, Morristown

  • Address: 30 Morris Ave
  • Vicinity: I-287
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

Washington's Headquarters

Ford Mansion is Georgian style residence that served as General Washington's headquarters during the winter of 1779-1780. While Mrs Theodosia Ford and her four children shared two rooms, George Washington, his wife Martha, 5 aides-de-camp, 18 servants, guards and visiting dignitaries use the rest of the house. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1779/11/30 George Washington American Commander in Chief I shall be at Morris town tomorrow and shall be obliged by your ordering me a late dinner. I understand my quarters are to be at Mrs Fords. If I am mistaken be pleased to send a person to meet me and set me right. - GW to Nathanael Greene

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