Morristown, Morris Twp, Convent Station Town Video Tour
An historic setting of exceptional appeal
Convent Station is an unincorporated area located
To walk along the picturesque streets in an
around Convent Station is to walk through America's cherished
past. From George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters at
the stately Ford Mansion to Nickerson's Tavern, the scene of
Benedict Arnold's court martial...from the old stagecoach
station to the Iron Works, where the first successful telegraph
message to Samuel Morse originated...history's legacy lends
color and character to this charming town.
Yet while the
tradition of the past are lovingly preserved in Convent Station,
all the requisites of privileged modern living are here in equal
strength. Side by side with historic landmarks you'll find
modern schools, universities and libraries. Fine shopping.
Houses of worship. Beautiful manicured parks. The area abounds
with cultural and recreational opportunities. Art, theater and
music. Challenging golf, on both private and public links.
Tennis. Swimming. Riding. Boating. And more.
rich historical heritage, and the finest of Twenty First Century
conveniences, it's easy to see why Convent Station has become
home for people of discerning tastes.
Township is a residential community and one of the most
affluent areas in Morris County. It is an areas with long
roots in the past. During the winters of 1777, George
Washington's Continental Army camped in the dep snows of
Jockey Hollow, now part of the National Parks system.
Morris Township, once a part of Morristown, now encircles
Today, the Township offers residents a pleasing mix of
home sites which range from the new sub-divisions to
spacious older homes on tree lined streets to picturesque
dwellings built in colonial times.
Today there is a pleasing mix of homes including some built in colonial times,
large older homes from the early 1900's, new and newer homes, and condominiums.
The Morris School District ( K-12 ) provides public
education and there are also a number of private schools
in the Township.
There are two Township swimming and tennis facilities -
Streeter Pool and Tennis in the western section of the
Township and the Ginty complex in the eastern section.
Other services and facilities include: The Morris Museum,
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, Loantaka Brook
Reservation, Seaton Hackney Stables, Patriots' Path, The
Mennen Sports Arena, Lewis Morris Park, Morristown
National Historic Park at Jockey Hollow, and the Morris
County Public Library.
Morris Township is also the home of the famous
"Seeing Eye," a facility for the training of
guide dogs to lead blind persons. There are two private
Country Clubs in the Township.
The township is in an excellent location with easy access
to major highways, such as State Routes 10 and 24, U.S.
Routes 46 and 202; and Interstates 78, 80, 280, and 287.
The areas has three train stations - Morris Plains,
Morristown and Convent Station.
Bus service is excellent between Morristown and Netcong. Rail transportation to New York City, Newark and intermediate stops is the area’s best via NJ Transit. Airport and limousine service is available from Morristown Airport.
Excellent department stores, specialty shops, catering to virtually every taste. Nearby Morris County Mall adds additional chain and discount stores.
Area shoppers also have the convenience of being only
minutes away from both the Livingston Mall and the Mall at
50 Woodland Ave.,
P.O. Box 7603
Convent Station 07961
Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris
1 Miller Road