Morristown, New Jersey
A Historic City With Much to Offer
Dr. Arvay and his team at Arvay Orthodontics are proud to be a part of the local Morristown, NJ community! Morristown is a city rich in history with a community that has something to offer everyone of all ages!
Interesting and Fun Facts About Morristown
Nicknamed the Military Capital of the American Revolution
- Because the city played a pivotal role in the war for independence from Great Britain, Morristown is often referred to as the “military capital of the American Revolution”.
- This history is visible today in many locations throughout town that collectively make up the Morristown National Historical Park.
George Washington Slept Here
- The nation’s first president came to Morristown in 1773 – two years before the start of the Revolutionary War. In 1777, General Washington had his war headquarters in Jacob Arnold’s Tavern located at the Morristown Green in the center of town.
- During Washington’s second stay in early 1780, he declared St. Patrick’s Day a holiday for honoring his many Irish troops.
Home of the Oldest Guide Dog School in the World
- Founded by Frank Morris – a blind man from Nashville
- The Seeing Eye graduated its first class in 1929
- Visitors are welcome to tour the campus & watch the dogs being trained
Fun Things to Do & See in Morristown
Morristown Perennial Historical Walking Tours
- Learn about the city’s rich history
- View the many monuments built to honor early military members
- Visit Ford Mansion – George Washington’s headquarters from 1779 – 1780.
Mayo Performing Arts Center
- Take in one of the many kid-friendly shows in this family oriented venue
- Fun & educational for the whole family
Morristown National Historical Park
- Commemorates the sites of General Washington and the Continental Army’s winter encampment from 1779-1780
- Listen to a public reading of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th
- Explore 27 miles of hiking trails featuring a wide variety of wildlife
Schedule An Appointment At Arvay Orthodontics
If you believe you are eligible for braces or any of our treatments, please call (973) 538-5067 or find a day and time that works for you to book an appointment.