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


    National Historical Park New Jersey

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  • Best Dog Hike and Book Signing

    Saturday, July 12, 2014

    Bring your dog and join Mary Jasch, author of Best Hikes with Dogs in New Jersey, for one of her best hikes along the 1.13 mile Primrose Trail in Jockey Hollow. More

  • Officer's Lot

    Sunday, July 13, 2014

    Washington referred to the officers who were his aide-de-camps as his "military family". Learn more about the business of the Continental Army's headquarters and the men who worked most closely with George Washington. More

  • Alexander Hamilton: America's Indispensable Founder

    Sunday, July 13, 2014

    AHA Society President Rand Scholet presents "Alexander Hamilton, Part II: America's Indispensable Founder" More

  • “Extra Baggage”: The Women and Children of the Continental Army

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    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. More

  • Walk on the Wild Side

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Take a walk around Jockey Hollow with a ranger from the US Fish and Wildlife Service to learn about the birds and wildlife that call it home. More

  • New Jersey 350th History Hike

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

    Celebrate the 350th anniversary of New Jersey's founding as a colony by hiking the 2.25 miles yellow trail and hear about the historical forces that have affected New Jersey More

  • Soldier's Knapsack

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    What items would a Continental Army soldier carry to help him to fight, eat, and pass the time? Join a park ranger to discover what things were so important to soldiers that they carried them throughout the Revolution. More

  • Civilian Conservation Corps Hike

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Join a Park Ranger on this 2.25 mile round-trip hike on the Yellow Trail to discover how the CCC transformed Jockey Hollow into what we love today while only earning $30 a month! More

Did You Know?

boston massacre engraving

John Adams defended the British soldiers accused of murder after the Boston Massacre so well, that a Massachusetts jury found six of the eight not guilty by reason of self defense. Two were found guilty of manslaughter.