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Wedding of the Century: 19th Century Wedding Fashions
MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morris County Park Commission hosts Wedding of the Century at Historic Speedwell in Morristown, on Sunday, September 16 with shows at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., and 4 p.m. Learn how weddings have evolved through 100 years of historic wedding fashions dating back to the Victorian period. Compare the past to the familiar customs we enjoy today.

An interactive tour experience in the Vail House features ten decades of historically accurate bridal fashions with a glimpse into how weddings transformed from a run-of-the-mill fact of life, to an enormous, expensive celebration.  This experience will feature a thematic tour of the Vail House where docents will discuss wedding traditions and share stories from the Vail family history.

Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors (65+), and $5 for children ages 4 to 16. Children under 4 are FREE. Due to limited space within the Vail House, reservations are required.  For reservations please call 973-285-6550.


The Morris County Park Commission, is one of the region’s best park systems in the state of New Jersey, currently protects and maintains 18,600 acres at 38 distinct sites and a year-round calendar of events and activities.