Programs and Events
Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Washington Association of New Jersey presents an Annual Meeting & Luncheon held on President's Day, February, to celebrate George Washington's birthday. Members and the public are invited to attend. Pertinent Anual Addresses are delivered each year. The addresses were first delivered in February 1887 and have continued through today.
4th of July Celebrations
An inspiring reading of the Declaration of Independence - on the Green! Music, crafts, games and costumed re-enactors fill the Morristown Green.
WANJ sponsors July 4th Celebrations with partners, Morris County Tourism Bureau , Morris County Historical Park, Crossroads of the American Revolution, Morristown Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and New Jersey Shakespeare Theatre.
WANJ sponsors an Annual Fall Naturalization Ceremony, held in conjunction with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Morristown National Historical Park. Members and the public are invited to join us as we celebrate this moving ceremony, where the newest American Citizens take their oath to their new nation.
North Jersey American Revolution Round Table
Monthly Lecture Series
WANJ invites the public to join NJARRT on the second Thursday of each month for an impressive lecture devoted to American History. Lectures are held in the Great Hall, Washington's Headquarters Museum Building, MN.
Past Annual Meeting Speakers include:
141st Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Edward Lengel, Professor and Director of the Papers of George Washington documentary editing project at the University of Virginia
“George Washington: First in Business”
140th Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Colin Campbell, President of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
139th Annual Meeting & Luncheon
David Hackett Fischer, American Historian, Brandeis University
“Washington's Generalship: The Record of His Campaigns”