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


    National Historical Park New Jersey

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  • Going Loomy

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

    Visit the Wick House for hands-on instruction about the basics of weaving using a table loom or tape loom. Learn about the clothing of the 18th Century and how families worked together to prepare their clothing for the winter season. More

  • Officer's Lot

    Sunday, August 17, 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

  • Civilian Conservation Corps Hike

    Saturday, August 23, 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

  • America Writes Its History 1650-1850

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    What have Americans thought of ourselves and how did we want others to regard us? Author Dr. Jude Pfister takes readers on a fascinating tour of written histories from the Jamestown Colony to the eve of Civil War. Book signing will follow the lecture. More

  • Neighbor’s Tour: Washington Slept Here (and so Do I!)

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Visitors from the greater Morristown area are invited to join a ranger guided tour of the Ford Mansion to discover why people come from all over the world to visit the area you call home. More

  • Colonial Games

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Have old-fashioned fun with games played by the soldiers and the Wick family. Try your hand at nine-pins, quoits, trap-ball, nine-man morris, fox and geese and other 18th century games. More

Did You Know?


The Grand Union Flag, also called Congress Colors, First Navy Ensign, or Cambridge Flag, had 13 red and white stripes and a blue field in the upper left corner with the cross of St. George of England and the cross of St. Andrew of Scotland. It was the first flag of the American Revolution.