Symposium: Washington’s Middlebrook
Cantonment of the Revolutionary War
Saturday, October 28, 2023
9:00 a.m.—3:30 p.m.
Join us in this first of a four-part annual series to mark the upcoming 250th anniversary of our nation’s founding.
$35 per person - @20 student, with ID
Lunch is provided to all attendees. Seating is limited, so register early at https://heritagetrail.org
Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC)
Conference Center, RVCC Drive, North Branch, NJ
Middlebrook 101: “George Washington Remembers Middlebrook”
David Emerson portrays the great general.
Author of The Enemy Harassed: Washington’s New Jersey Campaign of 1777
How the Continentals and militia battled the British in small-scale actions.
Author of George Washington’s Revenge
Washington keeps the army mobile, relies on surprise and deception, and reconceives the war.
Author of Middlebrook: The Revolutionary Encampment That Saved America
Where the raw Continental Army matured into a cohesive fighting power.
Author of Charles Lee: Self Before Country
What role did Charles Lee play in Central New Jersey?
Roger Williams, moderator of the Authors Round Table
PLUS Book Signings and a Book Store with Rev War books
Sponsoring organizations: The County of Somerset – Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission – The Heritage Trail Association, Inc. -- Friends of Abraham Staats House - Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House - Somerset County Historical Society - Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage Association - Friends of Bridgewater History - Wallace House State Historic Site - Washington Camp Ground Association – Raritan Valley Community College – New Jersey Society, Sons of the American Revolution
Please allow a two week notice for accesibility and assistance service requests.
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