Industrial Heritage Tour: Greystone

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Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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When Greystone Park was opened in 1876 it was officially the New Jersey Asylum for the Insane at Morristown. Built using principles developed by Philadelphia psychiatrist Thomas Kirkbride as a better way to provide health care for the mentally ill, the 712 acre property was designed to be self-sufficient. Now closed, most of the land is being redeveloped as the Central Park of Morris County. Explore the once-stately grounds, and remaining hospital buildings retain much of the architectural grandeur, but they are unsafe and off-limits. Pre-registration is required, e-mail:

Central Park of Morris County (former Greystone Hospital Complex)
91 Central Ave
Parsippany , NJ 40° 54' 17.9964" N, 74° 23' 50.2944" W
New Jersey
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