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circa 1740

Mail: P.O. Box 115, South Bound Brook, New Jersey 08880 
Location: 17 von Steuben Lane, South Bound Brook, New Jersey 08880

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The Next Events are the 18th Century Blacksmithing on June 10th, 2017 at 10 am and
the Boy Scout Troop 42 Flag Retirement Ceremony on Flag Day, June 14th, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The House is also open for free tours on June 10th, 2017 from 10 am until Noon

The next Membership Meeting of FASH is on June 20th, 2017

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Home for the Holidays:
Holiday at the Abraham Staats House


Saturday, December 5th, & Sunday, December 6th, 2015
1 p.m.  to 4 p.m.
Admission free, Donations accepted.

 

Decorations in the North Parlor in 2012
Page down for more details and to see photos from past events.

 

Join us for seasonal festivities at the Abraham Staats House

It's a great way to enjoy the winter holidays while visiting a historic house 

 

Tom Harabin playing the mountain dulcimer

 
 

 

Visit this historic home for the holidays!

 

The Abraham Staats House will be decked out in festive finery and hosting a number of musical programs for the Holiday at the Abraham Staats House! Built c. 1740, the house was home to the Dutch Staats family for nearly two centuries and is now under the care of the Borough of South Bound Brook. In recognition of its historic value, the house is listed on the NJ State and National registers of Historic Places.

On Dec. 5 & 6 the Abraham Staats House will be open at no charge to the public from 1 pm – 4 pm. Come view the decorated rooms of the house, festively and individually decorated by local organizations including Boy Scout Troop 42 & Cub Scout Pack 42, Reformed Church of Bound Brook, South Bound Brook Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, Students of Robert Morris School, the Women’s Guild of South Bound Brook and Friends of the Abraham Staats House.

Stroll through the many rooms, learn about the history of the home, and get in the holiday spirit as you enjoy the seasonal decorations and holiday music of the 18th century played on the mountain and hammered dulcimer, bowed psaltery, mandolin, and fiddle throughout throughout the event by Tom Harabin. On Saturday, Dec. 5, join us for the fabulous Franklin Township HS Madrigal Singers directed by Timothy Walton, starting promptly at 2 p.m., followed by the Somerville High School Jazz Band under the direction of Mr. Matt Krempasky at 3 p.m.  


(Please note: the sound of the musical programs will carry throughout the house; However, those who desire seating should come prior to performance start time: Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis.)



The Abraham Staats House is located at 17 Von Steuben Lane, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880. 
(From Route 287 N or S: Use Exit 10 and follow the signs to South Bound Brook. Von Steuben Lane is located off Route 527/Easton Ave.  Look for the Abraham Staats House sign.) 

For information call 732-469-3198 or visit www.staatshouse.org


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                                                                                                                                                                                       photos by Jody Gibian-Miles

 

 


The Friends of Abraham Staat NJHC Grant

 

The Friends of Abraham Staats House, Inc. received an operating support grant
from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State


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