History Comes Alive at the Dey Mansion! Join the New .Jersey local Militia, as they set up camp on these historic grounds and learn about the life of a soldier during the American Revolution. The weekend will be filled with 18th Century Activities, Music, Demonstrations & Crafters. For more information click here.
Join archaeologists Meta Janowitz and Chris Matthews for a discussion on their work in the field of archaeology and how it pertains to the history of Dutch colonial life, including the story of enslaved and free people of African descent. Visit the Dey Mansion website to reserve your spot for this enlightening session!
Discover the life of Alexander Scammell, George Washington’s right hand man while stationed at Dey Mansion. Museum Volunteer Thomas Dempsey has spent countless hours following the steps taken by this often forgotten, but pivotal character, of the American Revolution. For more information click here.
Join Seton Hall University Professor Sean Harvey for a lecture on the competition between Alexander Hamilton and Albert Gallatin in the formative years of the American republic. For more information click here.
The American Revolution offered ample opportunity for many to serve their new country. Among the many thousands, very few were as notable as the young Alexander Hamilton. Discover more about Hamilton’s rise to military fame and glory with guest speaker and historian, Damien Cregeau. For more information click here.