Jockey Hollow, Morristown

Military Facility · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Jockey Hollow, also known as Wick House and Wick Hall, was the traditional Wick family estate in New Jersey. Throughout the Revolutionary War, it was used by the Continental Army as its main winter encampment, and it housed the entire Continental Army during the Winter at Jockey Hollow, the harshest winter of the War, from December 1779 to June 1780.

It is located in Harding Township, Morris County, New Jersey. Since 1933, the Wick House has been part of Morristown National Historical Park in Morristown, New Jersey. Morristown National Historical Park is administered by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
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  • COVID-19 has opened my eyes wider to see the beauty in things I’ve taken for granted, even the walks in Jockey Hollow. Last week we drove by Jockey Hollow and sadly it was still closed. When they...  more »
  • I grew up in the area and learned all about the hardships of winter suffered by the Continental Army at Valley Forge. But then I came to this park and learned that the winter here was even harsher...  more »

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