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Heritage Trail Schedule of Events

April 8th, Saturday, 8:00-9:30am

Breakfast and Admission is $10.00/Adult and 3.00/child under 12 years of age.

Join us for our annual Breakfast Before the Battle...The Battle of Bound Brook reenactment 2017!

Beginning at 8am, we will serve up a waffle bar (yes, there were waffles in the 18th century), fruit and other tasty items. Immediately after breakfast, the Battle of Bound Brook (BBB) will be laid out for us by our own local historian, David Lang. Having the overview and learning the importance of the BBB, arms our guests with the knowledge they need to enjoy the reenactment in full measure. The battle begins at 10am in S. Bound Brook

Come as you are, or dress up! Special guests have been known to pop in!

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April 8th, Battle of Bound Brook Colonial Dance! 7 to 10PM

Could not make our dance workshop? you are still welcome at this dance.

Open to 20 people only. Take part in a little frivolity 18th century style!

While most everyone will be dressed in the styles of 1760's, feel free to wear your nice modern day togs and shoes that slide easily on wood floors.

Live music provided by Anne and Ridley Enslow, the dances are called and taught by Janice Wolk of the North River Historic Dancers. Bring a snack to share if you like.

15.00 per person.

Colonial Dance REGISTER HERE


May 21st, Sunday
Famous Women Bus Tour      10am and 2pm

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Famous Mothers and Heroines Bus Tour 25.00pp, Choose a 10:AM tour or a 2PM tour.

Join us on the Heritage trail as we discover some of the famous and infamous women who have left their mark on Somerset County and beyond. Among those you'll meet include a pipe-smoking model who went onto become New Jersey's first Congresswoman and the inspiration for a Doonesbury character and an escapee from an Ohio Native American Tribe. This tour will Leave from the Bernardsville Train Station.

FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Answer: This event begins and drops off at the Bernardsville Trail Station located at 45 Mine Brook Rd, Bernardsville, NJ 07924


June 17, 2017
Middlebrook Symposium

Celebrate the 240th Anniversary of the Middlebrook encampment where it took place!

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Middlebrook Symposium Tickets Link


Celebrate the 240th anniversary of the Middlebrook encampment of the Continental Army in New Jersey by attending this exceptional symposium. Focusing on the stratagems Washington used to convince Gen. Howe that pacification of the Jerseys by a show of superior force was hopeless and that any plan to traverse this hostile territory to attack Philadelphia should be abandoned.

The speakers include James Kurzenberger, Richard Hunter, Karen Reeds, Walter Stochel, and Ernest Bower. Middlebrook was the Birthplace of the US Army Rangers. Visit the only surviving earthen redoubt from the Revolutionary War. 25.00 pp Lunch is provided. .


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July 7th, 2017
2nd Annual Family Picnic on the Lawn
6pm-Fireworks!

Come and meet new people in an old fashioned picnic on the lawn!

Bring your own food, drinks (non-alcoholic), games chairs blanket lantern, whatever you need. House Tours at the 30 (6:30,7:30 etc).

Best place to watch the Patriots Baseball Team's fireworks show outside the park. Park behind Target as our parking lot is for Handicapped Only.



 

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The Heritage Trail Association received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.

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