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


    National Historical Park New Jersey

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

    Saturday, October 18, 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, October 18, 2014

    Take a walk around Jockey Hollow with a Park Ranger to learn about the birds and wildlife that call it home. More

  • Cross Estate Garden Tour and Demonstrations

    Saturday, October 18, 2014

    Learn what to plant in the fall and how to get a garden ready for winter with our demonstrations on tool cleaning and sharpening, bulb planting, and cutting down and dividing perennials. Garden tours will be available. More

  • Soldier's Knapsack

    Saturday, October 25, 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, October 26, 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

  • African American Patriots

    Saturday, November 1, 2014

    Did you know that 5,000 African Americans served in the Continental Army. More

  • People of the Continental Army

    Saturday, November 1, 2014

    Visit Continental soldiers and others who worked with and for the army. Hear what they have to say about army life, their duties, equipment and experiences in the Continental Army. 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.