Week of Events
Tour the Whitall House to learn about what life was like for an 18th-century Quaker family. Adjacent to the house is Red Bank Battlefield and the earthen remains of Fort Mercer. The house and battlefield are part of the Gloucester County Parks system. The park features picnic pavilions and a scenic path along the Delaware […]
Live performance by The Long Hill String Band with two sets from 12:00pm-1:00pm and 2:00pm-3:00pm, docent led house tours, fun activities for the whole family, crafts, and a scavenger hunt. Light refreshments will be available for sale. Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket to watch the band! Free Admission!
Journey Guidebook (printed copies available at participating sites during the event weekend) or check out our Virtual Map! Activities Brochure (printed copies available at participating sites during the event weekend) Revolutionary Somerset - Learn more about the 5 Generals! Visit Sites....Take Our Survey...Win Prizes! This year, join us for a Special Experience on the Courthouse […]
Did you know that camp followers played a crucial role in the upkeep of Washington's army? Dey Mansion's camp follower-focused encampment will highlight the often overlooked contributions that women and others made to the Continental army. Witness full demonstrations from cooking, washing of clothes, medical practices and more throughout the day! RSVP for this free […]
https://www.facebook.com/events/795867208515331 Somerset County’s Weekend Journey Through the Past: https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/public-works/cultural-heritage/weekend-journey Explore the history and ecology of trees and bees in New Jersey as part of Somerset County's Weekend Journey Through the Past. King Trees, a special exhibit inside George Washington's winter headquarters at the Wallace House, identifies big trees past and present that witnessed the American Revolution […]