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Battle of Bound Brook Living History Weekend

Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 10:00 am - Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Sunday, April 15, 2018

Living History in South Bound Brook and Bound Brook

Experience Living History and learn about the American War for Independence!   18th Century Soldier’s Encampment and Street Battles, Ceremony at Old Presbyterian Graveyard, Sunday Buffet Breakfast, Historic House tours and More! Featured speaker is Glenn Valis.

Join us for an exciting and historic weekend April 14 – 14, 2018!  The two-day program explores the American Revolutionary War during the timeframe of the Battle of Bound Brook and Middlebrook encampments, 1777 – 1779. Learn about and experience this important period in New Jersey’s and America’s history.

Weekend activities include:

-Marching, Drilling and Street Battle Reenactments in Bound Brook and South Bound Brook, featuring American and British units portraying the soldiers of the American Revolution..

-18th century Soldiers’ Encampment on the grounds of the Abraham Staats House, 17 von Steuben Lane, South Bound Brook, 08880. Come walk through camp and see what life was like for American and British troops during the time of the American Revolution.

-Historic house tours:  The Abraham Staats House, with the original structure c. 1740, was home to the Staats family for nearly 200 years and served as the headquarters for George Washington’s “Drillmaster” Baron von Steuben.

-Presentations and Exhibits at the Abraham Staats House

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Details

Start:
Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 10:00 am
End:
Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 5:00 pm
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Venue

Abraham Staats House
17 Von Steuben Lane
South Bound Brook, NJ 08880 United States
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