On March 24, visit the Dey Mansion and immerse yourself in an 18th century encampment with the camp followers. Learn who these women were, why they followed the army and what roles they played. For more information click here.
On Sunday, March 17, visit the Durand-Hedden House and Garden for a talk and demonstration on 18th century women’s fashion plus American Girl Doll clothing display. Join this perfect event for mothers and daughters, fashionistas, home sewers, history lovers and anyone curious about how clothes are often windows into their time. At 2:00 p.m. clothing […]
On Saturday, March 16 at 10:00 a.m. the Raritan-Millstone Heritage Alliance will present “Murder on the Millstone- Somerset County, the Raritan Valley and Manville-Crossroads of the Revolution-1777.”Historian Robert Mayers, author of Revolutionary New Jersey-Forgotten Towns and Crossroads of the American Revolution, will relate the critical events in the Somerset County area during the Revolutionary War. […]
Crossroads of the American Revolution’s 2019 Annual Meeting will take place on Wednesday March 27 at 1:00 p.m. at Thomas Edison State University, 111 W. State Street (corner of Barrack Street), Trenton, NJ. Join us for a review of our 2018 achievements, plans for 2019, updates on planning for the nation’s 250th anniversary and more. It’s […]
A Somerset County site where Continental Army troops once camped will be forever preserved thanks in part to Crossroads of the American Revolution’s contribution of its New Jersey Green Acres acquisition funding. Located near the intersection of Foothill and Steele Gap Roads in Bridgewater, the 36-acre site was part of the Middlebrook Encampment, as well […]
Check out the newly released video from New Jersey State Parks, Forest and Historic Sites featuring the Historic Hancock House, site of the massacre on Hancock’s Bridge on March 21, 1778. To view the video click here. *Be sure to visit the Hancock House on Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24, during the special […]
Crossroads sends its heartiest Huzzah to U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen on receiving the National Park Services’ “Ranger Hat” for his commitment and unwavering support for national parks. “The symbolic hat was awarded to the veteran Republican lawmaker for his ‘dedication to America’s national parks and public lands,’ including Morristown and Thomas Edison National Historic Parks.” […]