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Rockingham Historic Site

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84 Laurel Ave
Kingston, NJ United States

Saturday, February 23, 2019

A Toast to General Washington’s 287th!

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rockingham Historic Site, 84 Laurel Ave
Kingston, NJ United States
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$5 – $10

George Washington, retired Continental Army Commander in Chief and First President of the United States, will be celebrated at Rockingham on Saturday, February 23, with tours commemorating his 287th birthday.  While Washington will only be present in spirit (and in the form of our wonderful life-sized mannequin in exactingly-recreated uniform on the second floor), visitors can learn about his life and times, before, during and after his famous careers.  Test your knowledge about this American icon and learn what is…

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

George Washington Remembers New Jersey

Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Rockingham Historic Site, 84 Laurel Ave
Kingston, NJ United States
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Free

David Emerson has been embodying George Washington in New Jersey and elsewhere for many years.  The expertise and ease in his portrayal creates a strong illusion of stepping back into the 18th century and actually meeting the General.  This has been the case at Rockingham, several times in the past, most recently in the fall of 2017. On Saturday, April 27 at 1:30 pm in the Dutch barn at Rockingham, Mr. Emerson returns once again to present “George Washington Remembers…

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