The Richardson History House is pleased to participate in


6th Annual Tour of Historic Places

Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sunday, October 11, 2015 from Noon – 4:00 pm

Special Events:

  • Guided Tours of the History House
  • Hands-on, 19thCentury Laundry Demonstration
  • Guided Walking Tour of Trinity Park at 2pm and 4pm
    Learn about the founding of this Methodist Camp Meeting, the unique architectural styles including
    gingerbread cottages and three octagon community buildings.
  • Replica Camp Meeting Tent furnished in period style (in Trinity Park)
  • Celebration of Mount Tabor Historic District’s listing on the National Register of Historic Place

This year’s Pathways of History Tour of historic places in northern Morris County features 21 groups offering 23 landmark sites! This self-guided tour is a family-friendly, admission free event for visitors of all ages to experience and enjoy. The properties are independently operated, but for Pathways all locations will open their doors in simultaneous welcome on Saturday, October 10 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and on Sunday, October 11 from Noon to 4:00 PM.

Brochures and maps will be available at each location to guide you to your next history stop of choice. Helpful “Tours Within the Tour” have been suggested to assist in planning your route. Whatever Pathways you choose will lead you to a warm welcome and an enlightening historical journey.

Pathways of History was created as a way to encourage the public to discover their local museums and landmarks. Pathways is now a much anticipated annual event, enjoyed by an ever-growing number of tour-goers. Whatever your interest – it’s certain to be covered by this outstanding assemblage of small, volunteer-run historic groups. Represented this year are properties of significance in Boonton, Boonton Township, Butler, Denville, Dover, Florham Park, Kinnelon, Lake Hopatcong, Mine Hill, Montville Township, Mount Olive, Mount Tabor, Parsippany, Pequannock Township, Randolph, Rockaway Township, Roxbury Township and Washington Township.

Detailed information about this exceptional heritage tour can be found on the website: New Jersey history happened here! We welcome you to share the experience!

Attachments for viewing/downloading:

A flyer of the event with a listing of all locations.

For a description of each historic site, and suggested tours by location, please download this helpful document of Tour Highlights.

Tent: House Tour 2014
Replica Camp Meeting Tent
Washing exhibit at Mount Tabor House Tour
Washing exhibit