Introduction to Morris Plains, New Jersey
Morris Plains History
An act of the New Jersey Legislature incorporated Morris Plains in 1926. It once encompassed the present counties of Morris, Sussex and Warren. It was named in honor of New Jersey Governor Lewis Morris.
Morris Plains and nearby Attractions
- Morris Plains Museum
- Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
- Schooleys Mountain Park
- Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary
- Staten Island Zoo
- Grover Cleveland Birthplace
Things To Do In Morris Plains
The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary is a popular attraction near Morris Plains. Wild West City and the Turtle Back Zoo are popular local spots as well. The Drake House Museum houses several artifacts relating to the area's history. Local parks include Tourne County Park, Hacklebarney State Park, Duke Island Park, Round Valley Recreation Area and Weequahic Park.
Morris Plains Transportation
Newark Liberty International Airport is a major airport nearby.
Morris Plains Higher Education
The closest colleges to Morris Town include Seton Hall University, William Paterson University, CUNY - College of Staten Island, Centenary College, and Kean University.