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Historic New Bridge Landing

1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Baronfest, a day of music, beer, and food at Historic New Bridge Landing

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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$15

Celebrate Revolutionary War hero Major-General Baron von Steuben's birthday and greet the Baron in person! Enjoy the finest that regional craft breweries Brix City and Alementary have to offer together with delicious food in a historic village. Relax to music by Long Hill String Band and thrill to Mott’s Artillery demonstrations in The Meadow. Tour three 18th century houses, barn and outkitchen, and stroll the grounds of Historic New Bridge Landing in River Edge where Washington, Lafayette, Hamilton, and, of…

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Hessian Savages, Frog-Eating Frenchmen, and Palatine Boors: How Personal Encounters Change Time-Honored Perceptions

Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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Bergen County Historical Society hosts historian and lecturer Robert A. Selig at the Steuben House at Historic New Bridge Landing in River Edge. Americans struggled with the question of how to deal with the foreigners the American War of Independence brought to their country, both the Hessian soldiers hired by England as well as the Germans arriving with the French Army in 1780. These troops in turn had neither training nor experience on how to react to the various ethnic…

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