March 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Abraham Staats House
17 von Steuben Lane
South Bound Brook
NJ 08880
$20 advance reservation / $25 at door
(732) 369-3583

Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich Ferdinand Steuben / General von Steuben (Portrayed by Bob Gleason)

[Please Note: this event has been postponed. New Date TBD]

Friends of Abraham Staats House present the first lecture of the 2020 Lecture Series: “An Army at Middlebrook”

Bob Gleason, American Historical Theatre, Philadelphia ~ Portraying Baron von Steuben ~ “An Evening with the Baron”

ADMISSION: $20 advance reservation/$25 at door


Spend an enlightening evening with General Baron von Steuben during his visit to the Abraham Staats House. Socialize with the General about his role and experiences during the American Revolution, before and after his formal lecture on the topic.  Enjoy:

              • Refreshments for the Evening
              • Live Music of the Period
              • Tours of the Historic Abraham Staats House — von Steuben’s military headquarters March – June 1779, during the Middlebrook Winter Cantonment of Gen Washington’s army.

House opens 5PM to socialize as the Baron arrives. Seating begins 5:50PM for Lecture at 6PM. Afterwards, talk with the Baron, enjoy dessert and tours of the rooms. House closes at 8PM.

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George Washington’s Army at Middlebrook ~ 1777 & 1778-79

The lecture series will 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 in 1777, and again in 1778-79.  The speakers will present a number of related topics exploring this theme.                   



Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission

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