• Reenatctors try to stay warm outside soldier huts in Jockey Hollow

    Morristown

    National Historical Park New Jersey

Event Details

  • 07/19/2014

    Location: Wick House | Map Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM,1:30 PM to 2:00 PM,2:30 PM to 3:00 PM,3:30 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: free
Washington lamented that the women and children of the Continental Army—the families of the soldiers—slowed down the army on the march but he knew that many had nowhere else to go. They often got jobs with the military performing essential tasks needed to keep the army going. Learn about the surprising roles that women and children played in the life of the Continental Army.