Rev War Sites

Van Veghten House

Built in the early 1700s, the Van Veghten House served as headquarters for Quartermaster General Nathaniel Green during the Middlebrook Cantonment of 1778-1779. It was originally a brick one and one half story dwelling that was widened and enlarged to two and one half stories, probably prior to the Revolution.  In the late 1830s the home was updated […]

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Cross Estate Gardens

Tucked away along the headwaters of the Passaic River, the Cross Estate Gardens go back to the early years of the twentieth century when grand country mansions were built as summer retreats in the Somerset Hills. These gardens provide a glimpse into this lifestyle and history.

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Wallace House

Dating back to 1776, the Wallace House became headquarters to General George Washington during the Middlebrook Encapment where Washington hosted many dignitaries and planned several successful strategies. Named after John Wallace, it was the largest house built in New Jersey during the Revolutionary War. In 1801 the house and farmland, known as “Hope Farm’ was

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Old Dutch Parsonage

Constructed in 1751, this two and a half story Georgian building served as the home of local pastors up until 1810. The residence was then occupied by a local physician and eventually sold to the Central Railroad of NJ. It was moved to its present day location by local residents hoping to preserve its history.

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