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9:00 am

Symposium- George Washington’s First Middlebrook Encampment

June 17 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Martinsville Community Center, 1961 Washington Valley Road
Martinsville, NJ

The Heritage Trail Association and the Friends of Bridgewater History will sponsor a symposium commemorating the 240th Anniversary of George Washington’s First Middlebrook Encampment. The events of this encampment led to the British forces abandoning their New Jersey campaign in June, 1777. The symposium will focus on the Continental Army encampment in Bridgewater’s Washington Valley

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9:30 am
$10

Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth

June 17 at 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until June 18, 2017

Monmouth Battlefield State Park, 16 Highway 33-BR
Manalapan, NJ 07726 United States

Bring your family to the Battlefield Saturday or Sunday, June 17-18, 2017, and travel back in time to the 1770s.  Two armies will be preparing to do battle.  Continental Army soldiers retrained at Valley Forge are itching to show off their new skills, while a British-German-Loyalist Army hopes to crush the rebels and restore good

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10:00 am

Military Timeline Event at Historic Cold Spring Village

June 17 at 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Cold Spring Village, NJ United States

FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND 'MILITARY TIMELINE' EVENT AT HISTORIC COLD SPRING VILLAGE, JUNE 17-18 Interested in the Civil War or World War II? Want to learn about the weaponry and tactics used by the British infantry in the Victorian Era? Or maybe you are just a history buff who loves it all. Historic Cold Spring Village

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1:00 pm

Guided Tours at Shippen Manor

June 17 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Explore life during the Revolutionary War-era in the little iron-making village of Oxford furnace. Shippen Manor Museum will be open and guided tours will be available. Learn about the true story of an industrious local family whose lives were drawn into the conflict. Free admission. Donations welcome. For more information call: (908) 453-4381.

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Whitall House tours at Red Bank Battlefield

June 17 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 29, 2017

Whitall House/ Red Bank Battlefield, 100 Hessian Avenue
National Park, NJ 08063 United States

The James and Ann Whitall House is open seasonally, from April through mid-October, most Thursdays through Sunday, from 1pm to 4pm. Contact the park at (856)853-5120 to confirm openings. Red Bank Battlefield Park is open year round, sunrise to sunset, except Christmas Day and New Year's Day. In 1748, Quakers Ann and James Whitall established

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FATHER’S DAY VINTAGE BASE BALL GAME

June 17 at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
East Jersey Old Town Village, 1050 River Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854 United States

Celebrate Father’s Day and 160 years of baseball in Middlesex County at an 1857-rules base ball match.  On Saturday, June 17th, 2017, at 1 p.m., the Elizabeth Resolutes Base Ball Club will host the Diamond State Base Ball Club of Delaware in an 1857 rules base ball match. The game will be played in the

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2:00 pm
$1

Musket Firing Demonstrations at Washington Crossing State Park

June 17 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Washington Crossing State Park Visitor Center Museum, 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ 08560-1517 United States

Join a park historian for an interpretive talk about some of the weapons used during the American Revolution and their use during the Battle of Trenton. Included will be a musket firing demonstration. $1 program fee is in addition to seasonal vehicle park admission fee on weekends and holidays from May 27 to September 4.

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2:30 pm

Presentation: “Land, Faith and Slaves: The Shared Heritage of the Hardenbergh family, Rutgers University, and the Dutch Reformed Church”

June 17 at 2:30 pm
Wallace House & ODP, 71 Somerset Street
Somerville, NJ 08876

On Saturday, June 17, at 2:30 pm at the Old Dutch Parsonage, speakers from Rutgers University and New Brunswick Theological Seminary will explore the slave-holding history of Rutgers’ founders. The Rev. Jacob Hardenbergh, principal founder of Rutgers University, was an outspoken proponent of American freedom. Yet he was also a slave owner, for slavery pervaded

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