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Historic New Bridge Landing

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

Saturday, April 7, 2018

New Bridge Painting Unveiling and Battleground Tour

Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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$12

Historic New Bridge Landing, the grounds of which included the home of Loyalist John Zabriskie and the “The Bridge that saved a Nation” over the Hackensack River, was also a battleground numerous times during the American Revolution. This important crossing point in Bergen County was the scene of battles, encampments, headquarters, spies, reviews, forts, forages, surprises and even a friendly-fire incident. The armies of King George the Third and the Continental Congress, as well as Bergen County’s own local militiamen…

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Under the Shad Moon, Chwame Gischuch • Lenape New Year

Sunday, April 22, 2018 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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$10

The Bergen County Historical Society celebrates: Under the Shad Moon, Chwame Gischuch, the Lenape New Year, from 1-5 pm. Sunday, April 22, 2018 Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201 Main Street, River Edge 07661. 1:30 pm: Dr. Meta Janowitz who will speak on Native American food ways, as they relate to the Dutch. She will introduce ceramic forms that were used by the Dutch and traded with the Native Americans. Janowitz is an archaeologist who worked on the African Burial Ground Project in…

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Pinkster Fest: A Jersey Dutch Celebration of Spring

Sunday, May 20, 2018 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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Experience history in one of the storied places where it was made! Pinkster is celebrated with a Maypole Dance at 1:30 & 3 pm with a participation session during the country dances. Ridley and Anne Enslow are featured on fiddle and hammered dulcimer. Naturally dyed eggs for Pinkster in the Out Kitchen. More info to follow. Historic New Bridge Landing: American Revolutionary War Battleground including 3 Jersey-Dutch Sandstone Houses including the Zabriskie-Steuben House (a state-historic site), exhibits, tavern, barn, gift shop &…

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An intro to the geography of the Jerseys and the role it played during the American Revolution

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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May 24, 2018, Thursday, 7:30 pm An intro to the geography of the Jerseys and the role it played during the American Revolution. Historian, educator, past President of the Bergen County Historical Society and current chairman of the Historic New Bridge Landing Park Commission, James Smith, will be giving an illustrated talk highlighting the unique regions of New Jersey and how the land forms were just as critical to winning the war for independence as those who fought here. Why…

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Monday, July 2, 2018

Historic New Bridge Landing Lantern Tour

Monday, July 2, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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$12

Celebrate our country's birthday on the grounds its Independence was forged. Bergen County Historical Society Past President Jim Smith leads a lantern tour of Historic New Bridge Landing. Meet at the Campbell-Christie House. 7:00 pm. $12 adults, $7 students, BCHS members free.

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Calico Frolic

Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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$15

Did you know the key to the Bastille hangs in the front hall of Mount Vernon? It was a gift to George Washington from the Marquis de Lafayette. The Bergen County Historical Society will host its annual Calico Frolic on Saturday July 14th, which also happens to be Bastille Day, between 6:30pm and 9pm in the historic Steuben House at Historic New Bridge Landing. The Marquis de Lafayette stopped at the Steuben House on his return visit to the New…

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Summertime Tours at Historic New Bridge Landing

Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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Museum site open for tours. Visit Bergen County's Premier Historic Site. All 3 Jersey-Dutch sandstone houses, including the Steuben House, a state historic site, are connected by an ADA compliant gravel walking path. The Westervelt-Thomas Barn will be open. Take-away kite making project included for children and kite flying in the Meadow if conditions are right. Historic New Bridge Landing: An American Revolutionary War Battleground including 3 Jersey-Dutch Sandstone Houses, exhibits of BCHS collections, tavern, gift shop, outkitchen & barn.…

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Summertime Tours at Historic New Bridge Landing

Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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Museum site open for tours. Visit Bergen County's Premier Historic Site. All 3 Jersey-Dutch sandstone houses, including the Steuben House, a state historic site, are connected by an ADA compliant gravel walking path. The Westervelt-Thomas Barn will be open. Take-away kite making project included for children and kite flying in the Meadow if conditions are right. Historic New Bridge Landing: An American Revolutionary War Battleground including 3 Jersey-Dutch Sandstone Houses, exhibits of BCHS collections, tavern, gift shop, outkitchen & barn.…

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

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

Saturday, September 29, 2018 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, and, of course,…

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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Sing We All Merrily: A Colonial Christmas at Historic New Bridge Landing

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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Anne and Ridley join Linda Russell for the 35th season of Linda’s Christmas show at the Steuben House. Come enjoy festive music and song. The gift shop, out-kitchen, and Demarest House will also be open. Before or after the concert (from 6 to 9 pm), the tavern at the Campbell-Christie House will be serving light fare, including soup, herbed biscuits, a ploughman plate, fruit pie, hot mulled cider and more. (Additional cost.) Two shows: 6 and 7:45 pm Admission: $35…

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35th Annual Colonial Christmas Concerts and Tavern Fare at Historic New Bridge Landing

Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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BCHS celebrates their 35th Colonial Christmas Concerts, featuring Linda Russell & Companie, in the Steuben House, by reservation. Two Concerts: 6:00 and 7:45 pm Gift shop, Out-Kitchen & Demarest House OPEN. TAVERN FARE: The Black Horse Tavern in the Campbell-Christie House will be open for light tavern fare. Additional cost. The Tavern is Open: 5 pm to 8 pm. Come before or after your concert for light tavern fare. From 8 pm - 9:30 pm we will be serving desserts.…

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

Twelfth Night Party at Historic New Bridge Landing

Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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Finish your holiday season on a high note by joining the Bergen County Historical Society’s celebration of Twelfth Night at the Campbell-Christie House at Historic New Bridge Landing in River Edge. Members and guests are invited to bring an old family recipe, favorite food, dessert or drink to share in an afternoon of good fellowship and New Year cheer. In olden times, festivities surrounding Twelfth Night were the most lavish of the year, featuring a great feast with bonfires, plays,…

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Brigit’s Day and Candlemas at Historic New Bridge Landing

Sunday, February 3, 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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Don’t miss this exhibit of Needlework from the Collections. Featured works include c.1740 Dutch couple, c.1810 George Washington Memorial of silk with painting insets attributed to John Johnston in original élgomisé frame, 1826 sampler by 12year old Mary Blair and adult portrait of her as a River Edge resident, school girls’ samplers and needlework and a quilt.Patricia Hrynenko from the Delaware Valley Historic Sampler Guild will give a talk Sampler Makers: Preserving Their History at 2PM. Candlemaking in the Outkitchen.…

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Commemorating The First Documented Arrival of Africans in Colonial America

Sunday, March 24, 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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August 2019 marks the 400-year anniversary of the documented arrival of the first Africans arriving in colonial English America. Talks by Dr. Evelyn McDowell and Camile Amadio begin at 1:30PM on one of the women captives, Angela, and lead into a presentation about women, quilting, and slavery. BCHS needlework on exhibit. Children’s activity. HNBL open for tours, 1-5PM. For more information click here.

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Pinkster Fest: A Jersey Dutch Celebration of Spring

Sunday, May 19, 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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$7 – $12

Experience history in one of the storied places where it was made! Pinkster is celebrated with a Maypole Dance at 1:30 & 3:00 pm with a participation session during the country dances. Ridley and Anne Enslow are featured on fiddle and hammered dulcimer. In the outkitchen cooks will be naturally dyeing eggs for Pinkster and making oliebollen, Dutch Donuts. Basket weaving and other period trades will also be on display. This event features fun children’s games. The 3 houses including the Steuben House…

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Countdown to America 250 – The Dutch Church in Early America

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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Countdown to America 250 - Dutch Church in Early America Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:30 pm at Steuben House, River Edge, NJ by James Hart Brumm While the Dutch were the first Europeans to settle in New York and New Jersey, beginning their New Netherland colony in 1619 and starting the oldest Protestant church with a continuous ministry in North America in April of 1628, they lost their colony to the British in 1664. The Dutch settlers, living and…

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Historic New Bridge Landing Summertime Tour

Sunday, July 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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Museum site open for tours! Visit Bergen County's Premier Historic Site and enjoy a 2 pm tour on the "Bridge that Saved a Nation" with Vice President Kate Reilly and then at 3:00 pm take a walking tour of the core area of Historic New Bridge Landing by Past President Deborah Powell. All 3 Jersey-Dutch sandstone houses, including the Steuben House, a state historic site, are connected by an ADA compliant gravel walking path. The Westervelt-Thomas Barn will be open.…

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

240th Anniversary of the Raid on Paulus Hook

Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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Join the Bergen County Historical Society & BAR (Brigade of the American Revolution) for this event. Walk where Lighthorse Harry Lee walked in. View new exhibits of our American Revolutionary War collections and enlarged reproductions of period maps including a recently discovered one. Museum site open for tours, exhibits. All 3 Jersey-Dutch sandstone houses, including the Steuben House, a state historic site, are connected by an ADA compliant gravel walking path. The Westervelt-Thomas Barn will be open with broom-making. Take-away…

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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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Sunday, November 24, 2019

243rd Anniversary of the British Invasion/American Retreat

Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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On November 20th, 1776, five thousand British, Hessian and Loyalist troops, under command of Lt. Gen. Lord Cornwallis, scaled the Palisades at Lower Closter Dock and marched against Fort Lee. Warned by an alert officer, the American garrison escaped entrapment by safely crossing the Hackensack River at New Bridge, now known as the Bridge That Saved a Nation, and lived to fight another day. To mark the 243rd Anniversary of the "times that try men's souls," the Bergen County Historical…

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Sing We All Merrily: A Colonial Christmas at Historic New Bridge Landing

Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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$34

Anne and Ridley Enslow join Linda Russell for the 35th season of Linda’s Christmas show at the Steuben House at Historic New Bridge Landing. Come enjoy festive music and song. The gift shop, out-kitchen, and Demarest House will also be open. Before or after the concert (from 5 to 9:30 pm), the tavern at the Campbell-Christie House will be serving light fare at an additional cost, including soup, herbed biscuits, a ploughman plate, fruit pie, hot mulled cider and more.…

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Sing We All Merrily: A Colonial Christmas at Historic New Bridge Landing

Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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$34

Anne and Ridley Enslow join Linda Russell for the 35th season of Linda’s Christmas show at the Steuben House at Historic New Bridge Landing. Come enjoy festive music and song. The gift shop, out-kitchen, and Demarest House will also be open. Before or after the concert (from 5 to 9:30 pm), the tavern at the Campbell-Christie House will be serving light fare at an additional cost, including soup, herbed biscuits, a ploughman plate, fruit pie, hot mulled cider and more.…

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

Twelfth Night Party at Historic New Bridge Landing

Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States
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Come Celebrate The Society's Twelfth Night Party January 5 2020 2:00-5:00PM Historic New Bridge Landing 1201-1209 Main St. River Edge NJ Finish your holiday season on a high note by joining the Bergen County Historical Society's celebration of Twelfth Night at Historic New Bridge Landing from 2-5PM on Sunday, January 5. Members and guests are invited to bring an old family recipe, favorite food, dessert or drink - with description - to share in an afternoon of good fellowship and…

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

A Country Ball upon the Anniversary of Washington’s Birthday at Historic New Bridge Landing

Sunday, February 23, 2020 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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Celebrate the 288th anniversary of Washington’s Birthday at Historic New Bridge Landing, where General George Washington made his headquarters in September 1780, when Continental troops encamped between Van Saun Park in River Edge and Soldier Hill Road in Oradell. Enjoy performances at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. with the Tricorne Dancers with dance mistress Denise Piccino, along with Anne and Ridley Enslow on fiddle and hammered dulcimer. See the Washington Centennial Quilt and portraits of Washington and Greene at the…

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