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~ A Crossroads Celebration ~

 

~ 240 th Commemoration ~
Battle of Bound Brook:

Living History Weekend at the

Abraham Staats House

April 8th & 9th, 2017

 
Save the Date
Next Year's Battle of Bound Brook will be held on April 14th & 15th, 2018. We look forward to hosting this great event again.
We want to thank all of you who made this year's event a success.
     

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Information for Reenactors

 

Living History Weekend at the Abraham Staats House

17 von Steuben Lane, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880


Saturday, April 8 & Sunday, April 9

 

 (Units and sutlers are encouraged to Set-Up Camp Friday Night, April 7, 2017)

 

Weekend Schedule for Reenactors

 

 

Please register on-line below or mail.  Registration, Directions & Schedule available at www.battleofboundbrook.org

If registering on-line, please be sure to mail a copy of your unit’s proof of insurance by  April 1, 2017 to Kathy Faulks, FASH/BBB, PO Box 115, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880. 

It may also be e-mailed to bkfaulks@gmail.com  

If you have questions or for more information, call 732-469-5836
Please call if you do not receive an email receipt of registration confirmation after 7 days.

 

Featuring:

  • Soldiers’ Encampment at the Abraham Staats House, South Bound Brook ~ Military and Camp Followers, portraying life in the camps.                                       
  • Battles, Tacticals, Drills ~ Re-enactment on actual Battle of Bound Brook ground of Cornwallis and Ewald’s assault, Street Battles, Drilling, Tacticals, and Maneuvers Saturday/Sunday.       
  • Programs, Speakers, House Tours ~ Guest speakers and presenters at the Abraham Staats House ~ Topics, Exhibits highlighting New Jersey during the American Revolution.
    Lecture on Sunday at 11:30 am by Glenn Valis presenting “The Partisan War - January to June 1777”
    Lecture on Sunday at 1:00 pm by Dr. Richard Veit and Michael Gall presenting “ African American Enslavement and Freedom in South Bound Brook: A Case Study of the Staats Homestead”   
  • Fire Wood, Water, & Straw Provided.
  • Meals, Social ~ Free coffee, tea, muffins included in the mornings. Saturday lunch free for re-enactors in period clothes in Bound Brook. Free Saturday night Pasta Dinner at the Reformed Church and free Firehouse Pancake Breakfast Sunday morning.
    Note: Sunday Lunch should be planned individually by the units and may be prepared in camp or via visit to local eateries.    


Sutlers Welcome
:    As in the past no fees will be charged and if you are in period dress, you will qualify for free meals as listed.

Come help us commemorate and continue to build on this event.

 

AMERICAN/CONTINENTALS  REGISTRATION FORM

 

INDIVIDUALS or UNITS

 

BRITISH/LOYALIST

 REGISTRATION FORM

 

INDIVIDUALS or UNITS

 

  SUTLER REGISTRATION FORM

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Directions to Re-enactment:
Living History Weekend at the Abraham Staats House  

17 von Steuben Lane, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880

 

Interstate Route 78 (PA) Traveling East to Interstate Route 287 Traveling SOUTH

Take Exit 10 (Route 527 New Brunswick/South Bound Brook).  At the bottom of the exit ramp immediately get into the left lane and make a left turn (go under the overpass of Route 287).  Follow Route 527 (Easton Avenue) north.  Easton Avenue turns into Main Street, South Bound Brook.  Turn Right onto Von Steuben Lane.  Follow lane to end.  Rear of house and driveway/parking area is located at end of Von Steuben Lane.

 

Interstate Route 287 Traveling NORTH

Take Exit 10 onto Route 527 New Brunswick/South Bound Brook.  Follow Route 527 north as above.

 

From Trenton, PA & points South – Interstate Route 95 to Route 206 North

Turn Right onto Route 533 North (Go about 8 miles).

Turn Right at signal light onto Route 514 East (Amwell Road) (Go about 4 miles).

Turn Left at signal light onto Route 621 (Elizabeth Street) (Go about 3-5 miles).

Turn Right at signal light onto Route 610 (Edgewood Terrace). 

Follow curving road to end at a T intersection Stop sign.

Turn Right onto Route 527 (Main Street).  (Go 1 short block).

Turn left onto Von Steuben Lane. (Sign post has a relief of the house.)

Follow straight to Abraham Staats House, 17 von Steuben Lane, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880.

 

From Union Avenue/Route 28, Bound Brook : Turn onto East Street follow into the roundabout and take 2nd exit onto South Main Street go over the Queen's Bridge.  At traffic light bare left onto Route 527/Main Street for approximately 1/2  mile. von Steuben Lane will be on your left after the apartment building. Follow lane to end.  Rear of house and driveway/parking area is located at the end of Von Steuben Lane.

 

If you need more detailed directions please click on Map below:

EVENT LOCATION

For questions call: Tel 732-469-5836 or e-mail: BKFAULKS@gmail.com 

 
 

The Friends of Abraham Staat NJHC Grant

 

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The Friends of the Abraham Staats House, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which has received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State though the State/County History Partnership Program Grant, and administered in Somerset County by the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission

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Sponsors of the Battle of Bound Brook : South Bound Brook Historic Preservation Advisory Commission, Friends of Abraham Staats House, with Contributions by the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission, the Borough of South Bound Brook, the Borough of Bound Brook, the Sheriff’s Dept. of Somerset County, Elmer's Catering.

  For Information on becoming a sponsor or to give a donation please e-mail us at  info@staatshouse.org.

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