DescriptionMadison, settled about 1685, was first known as Bottle Hill after a local tavern that existed in Colonial days. It was renamed for President James Madison in 1834. Tours of the Drew University and Fairleigh Dickinson University campuses can be arranged; phone (973) 408-3739 for Drew University or (973) 443-8500 for Fairleigh Dickinson University.
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, in residence at Drew University, presents Shakespeare's works as well as classical and modern plays from late May through December; phone (973) 408-5600.
Things to SeeMuseum of Early Trades & Crafts