Living History Day: Theunis’ Militia Day at Dey Mansion

Dey Mansion 199 Totowa Road, Wayne, NJ

Meet Col. Theunis Dey and his colonial militia as they make camp and drill in preparation for Washington's arrival. Demonstrations will include musket drills, camp life, and meeting Col. Dey […]

Living History Day: 2nd New Jersey

Dey Mansion 199 Totowa Road, Wayne, NJ

The illustrious 2nd New Jersey Regiment returns to Dey Mansion. Come view how the Continental Army went about setting up camp and witness the different tasks performed by soldiers and camp followers. A variety of demonstrations will take place all day including musket drills and camp life activities. RSVP on the Dey Mansion website for […]

Game Based Learning: How Gaming Can Be Used in Education

Dey Mansion 199 Totowa Road, Wayne, NJ

Join Jared Fishman, Co-Founder and Co-Director of HMGS Next Gen, on how to integrate game based learning into the classroom. With over 17 years of teaching experience, Jared has successfully integrated gaming culture into the classroom. He will discuss classroom strategies, tried and true simulations and general perspectives on integrating games as an engaging tool […]

Free

Historical Miniature Gaming Day

Dey Mansion 199 Totowa Road, Wayne, NJ

Join HMGS Next Gen Inc. for a Game Day Event, specifically focused on the Battle of Freeman’s Farm which took place in 1777. Gamers will play with hand-painted miniature figures representing the British and Continental Army on a tabletop decorated with terrain to represent the battlefield. This miniature wargame will be played with dice, tape […]

Free

Colonial Ice Cream Demonstration and Tasting

Dey Mansion 199 Totowa Road, Wayne, NJ

Susan Plaisted of From Heart to Hearth Cookery ventures to Dey Mansion to make colonial ice cream! A hands on demonstration, learn about 18th century ice cream and taste your creations! Event will be held on the grounds of Dey Mansion and will be dependent on good weather.

Free

Living History Day: The Women’s Encampment at Dey Mansion

Dey Mansion 199 Totowa Road, Wayne, NJ

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 […]

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