Visit these websites for a sampling of information on the American Revolution in New Jersey. Many of our Heritage Area Partners, other local historical societies and educational institutions hold a wealth of information in printed form. We encourage you to visit them to deepen your journey into New Jersey’s Revolutionary heritage.
Read the Revolution provides excerpts of thought-provoking books on aspects of the American Revolution and its enduring legacy. The site is managed by the Museum of the American Revolution.
The Battlefield Restoration & Archaeological Volunteer Organization (BRAVO) website provides information on the preservation and authentic interpretation of New Jersey’s historical past.
Battles and Skirmishes of the American Revolution provides a clear and concise timeline of the battles and skirmishes that took place in New Jersey during the Revolution. The Battles and Skirmishes of the American Revolution Map illustrates this guide with geographic reference to conflicts across the state.
The Bergen County Historical Society was founded in 1902 to develop public appreciation for Bergen County’s remarkable history. Its website includes an online library of articles on Revolutionary events within county borders.
The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route is a National Historic Trail that traces the American and French armies’ route from Rhode Island to eventual victory in Yorktown Virginia. A substantial portion passes through New Jersey.
Historical New Jersey Revolutionary War Maps are an excellent source for documenting the various battles and skirmishes that took place in New Jersey, as well as, the “plan of attack” for major battles like the Battle of Monmouth.