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A town in New Jersey, founded as West Hanover in 1710. The name was later changed, and named for Governor Lewis Morris. It is now the county seat of Morris County, in North Jersey, and is considered to be part of the extended suburbs of New York City. (This despite the fact that Morristown itself has suburbs, called Morris Township.) Located on the Whippany River, about 34 miles directly west of Times Square (in the city). During the Revolutionary War, Morristown was home to George Washington and part of his army particularly during the winter of 1779-80, you can still go visit his headquarters, and also the site of the encampment, a park called Jockey Hollow.

The functioning of the telegraph was first demonstrated here in 1838 by Alfred Vail and Samuel F. B. Morse (after whom Morse Code is named).

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