Whether you’re coming to visit the museum, explore the self-guided historic walking tour, or simply marvel at the beautiful Victorian-style cottages within our community, here’s what you need to know.


The J. Smith Richardson History House (1873)
A Camp Meeting Cottage Museum

The Mount Tabor Historical Society is privileged to share our historic community, founded as a post-Civil War permanent Camp Meeting ground, and the Richardson History House – a Camp Meeting Cottage Museum. The 1873 History House invites visitors to travel back to another era and see what it was like to spend a summer “camp meeting style” in the cottage of J. Smith and Lydia Richardson.


32 Trinity Pl
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878

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Admission / Hours

Admission is free. However, the museum is currently undergoing extensive renovations and is open by appointment only. Please call 973.975.0001 to arrange for individual or group tours.


Parking is available near the Mount Tabor United States Post Office at:

26 Simpson Ave
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878


Mount Tabor is conveniently located in scenic Morris County adjacent to Rt. 53 in Parsippany, NJ. The following directions are for those who would like to visit Mount Tabor on their own, or for those who are planning to attend the Annual House Tour, and other events.

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