The Morristown and Morris Township Library, had its second annual photograph contest awards program early in June.
Contestants submitted beautiful photographs, taken between Sept. 1, 2016 and May 31, 2017, of Morristown and Morris Township.
A $50 gift certificate was awarded for the image, the staff of the North Jersey History and Genealogy Center, deemed to be the the best of Morristown and another $50 gift certificate was awarded for the best photograph of Morris Township.
Thomas Conroy’s photograph of wintry Morristown won best photograph of Morristown.
While Swapna Penugonda’s photograph of the former George G. Frelinghuysen home and gardens at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum won the award for the best photograph of Morris Township.
Honorable mentions were given to Mia Mutascio for her photograph of one of the pastures at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm and Luke Gong for his black and white photograph of a cannon at Fort Nonsense.
All of the photographs submitted for the 2017 photograph contest will be on display in the library’s Circulation Wing through the weekend.
Afterwards, these submissions can be seen by visiting The North Jersey History and Genealogy Center, in The Morristown and Morris Township Library’s lower level.
The North Jersey History and Genealogy Center thanks all of the contestants, and looks forward to our 2018 photograph contest. The theme of next year’s contest will be Morristown and Morris Township businesses.
Watch this space, and the library’s website, for more information on the 2018 contest.