Weekend Activities

2022 Weekend activities included:

Saturday: (grounds open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

  • 10:30 a.m. street battle reenactment at the Old Stone Arch Bridge in Bound Brook, and
  • 1:30 p.m. street battle on Main Street, South Bound Brook, (Weston Canal Road to Maple Avenue) featuring American and British units portraying the soldiers of the American Revolution.

Sunday: (grounds open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

  • 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Soldiers Drills on the grounds of the Abraham Staats House. (Free)
  • 1:00 p.m. – Lecture: Robert A. Mayers presenting “Middlebrook The Revolutionary Campground That Saved America” followed by a book signing. (Weekend Pass required for lecture and book signing)
  • 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. – Battle on the grounds of the Abraham Staats House featuring Patriotic and Loyalist units portraying the soldiers of the American Revolution (Free)

All Weekend at the Abraham Staats House, 17 von Steuben Lane, South Bound Brook

  • Grounds are Free: 18th century Soldiers’ Encampment on the grounds of the Abraham Staats House, 17 von Steuben Lane, South Bound Brook, 08880. Come walk through camp and see what life was like for American and British troops during the time of the American Revolution.
  • Exhibits, period music, special activities focused on the Colonial Era.
  • Historic house tours (weekend pass required): The Abraham Staats House, with the original structure c. 1740, was home to the Staats family for nearly 200 years and served as the headquarters for George Washington’s “Drillmaster” Baron von Steuben.
    • Weekend Pass Tickets available at the door or in advance on Eventbrite

Parking for events in South Bound Brook is available along Main Street, in the Elm Street Parking Lot and along public streets in the area of the Soldiers Encampment. Parking in Bound Brook is available throughout the town and in Billian Park. Intermittent street closings are expected during the weekend in South Bound Brook, and Bound Brook to accommodate the march of the soldiers.

Contributing Partner Events: Bound Brook, Bridgewater, South Bound Brook

Sunday, April 19: Breakfast Buffet at South Bound Brook Fire Company #1 Firehouse, 83 Edgewood Terrace, SBB.