Friends of Abraham Staats House Logo2020 Lecture Series:  “Washington’s Army at Middlebrook”

~ 1777 & 1778-79 ~ 

 The lectures help inform and educate the public about what happened in Somerset County during the American Revolution by exploring the Middlebrook stays of George Washington’s Army, during the encampment of 1777 and winter cantonment of 1778-79.  The speakers will present topics exploring this theme.        

Save the Dates!

  • Bob Gleason, American Historical Theatre, Philadelphia ~ Portraying Baron von Steuben ~ “An Evening with the Baron at The Abraham Staats House” ~ Sat. March 28, 2020    5 – 8pm     Cost:  $20 advance reservation/$25 at door
  • Robert A. Mayers, Author ~ Middlebrook: The Revolutionary War Campground that Saved America” & Book Signing ~ Sun. April 19, 2020 (During Battle of Bound Brook 2020)         1 – 2pm   Cost:  Adults:$10; Seniors & 18 years + under: $5; Family (up to 5): $20.
  • Steven Elliott, Historian ~ “The Middlebrook Cantonment and the Maturation of the Continental Army” ~ Sat.  May 23, 2020   5 – 8pm   Cost: $10 adv. res./$15 at door
  • Ernest Bower, Archeological Researcher ~ “Middlebrook: Artifacts of the Virginia Line 1778-79” ~ Sat.  Oct. 17, 2020   5 – 8pm   Cost: $10 adv. res./$15 at door
  • William Kurzenberger, NJ State DEP Historian ~ “Middlebrook 101:  Perspectives on the 1778-79 Winter Cantonment” ~ Sat. Nov. 14, 2020   5 – 8 PM   Cost: $10 adv. res./$15 at door

For additional details on these programs, and to Register in Advance via Eventbrite:  www.staatshouse.org or phone: 732-369-3583

The Friends of Abraham Staats House, Inc.

17 von Steuben Lane, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880

Email: info@staatshouse.org    Web: www.staatshouse.org    Tel: 732 369-3583

Please allow a two-week notice for accessibility and assistive services requests.           

Made possible by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey Historical Commission.

The Friends of Abraham Staats House, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.