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Open House Tour Event at the Abraham Staats House
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Enjoy a tour of the historic Abraham Staats House during their Open House from 10am-12pm. This event will feature Lynda Lowell-Mullusky Playing Soothing Harp Music at 11am.
The Abraham Staats House is one of the finest surviving buildings from the Dutch Settlement of the Raritan Valley in the 18th century. Over the centuries the house has been expanded several times and now includes a fine late, Federal/Greek Revival two-story addition.
The house had an interesting history during the American Revolution when it served as the headquarters of General von Steuben during the second Middlebrook Encampment (1779).
The Abraham Staats House was acquired by Borough of South Bound Brook in 1999 with grant assistance provided by Somerset County (the previous owner was given life tenancy). With foresight and through thoughtful negotiation, the Borough has insured that this important site will remain in the public domain.
The Abraham Staats House was entered onto the New Jersey Register of Historic Places on August 29, 2002 and the National Register of Historic Places on December 4, 2002.
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