[Please Note: this event has been postponed. New Date TBD]
The Friends of Abraham Staats House present the third lecture of the 2020 Lecture series: “An Army at Middlebrook”
Award-winning author, lecturer and educator Steven Elliott holds a PhD in American Military History from Temple University. His research is focused on the social and administrative history of the Continental Army, and has been recognized by the David Library of the American Revolution, The Fred W. Smith Library at Mount Vernon, the Society of the Cincinnati, the North Jersey Heritage Trail, and the New Jersey Historical Commission.
Dr. Elliott’s book, “Surviving the Winters: Housing George Washington’s Army and the American Revolution” is set for publication by the University of Oklahoma Press in late 2020. Steven teaches courses on national, local, and military history at Rutgers University-Newark; he has worked as a park guide for the National Park Service at Morristown National Historical Park since 2009.
House opens 5PM for seating. Lecture begins at 5:30PM, followed by Q&A. Afterwards, enjoy light refreshments and tours of the historic Abraham Staats House. House closes at 8PM.
To view the event flyer: FASH flyer 2020 Lectures Steven Elliott May 16
Lecture Series 2020: George 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. For schedule and info: www.staatshouse.org
Made possible by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey Historical Commission