Morris County Historic Sites

Historic Speedwell in Morristown: Experience life in Morristown during the Industrial Revolution and the dawn of modern communication. This historic site includes the 1860’s Vail House, and the Factory Building where the telegraph was first publicly demonstrated by Samuel Morse and Alfred Vail.

Historic Speedwell is open Thursdays & Saturdays, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Cooper Gristmill in Chester:  The 1826 Cooper Gristmill is one of the last operational historic mills in the area. Visitors experience simple machines, renewable power, and industrial progress as educators demonstrate how the site operated over a century ago.

Cooper Gristmill is open Fridays & Sundays, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Pass is for General Admission only and not valid for special events, programs, or workshops. Maximum of 2 adults and 3 children per pass.

Please call the library to reserve the pass and get additional information.