|February 25, 2014 to June 30, 2015|
|THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION IN NEW JERSEY:
Where the Battlefront Meets the Homefront
experiences of New Jersey residents during the American Revolution, and
how their lives were affected by the
The New York
City based British campaigned across
Exhibit Lectures (Sunday unless noted)Advance registration is recommended for all - call 973-377-2982 x13
Admission $7 for Non-Members, $3 for Members, $5 for Seniors and Students
|March 30, 2014
at 2 PM
A Loyalist Farmstead in a World Turned Upside Down
Presented by Donald Sherblom, PhD
Learn about the Vought family and the new roles played by the Vought women during the war.
|April 13, 2014 at 2 PM
With No Means of Support to Subsist On: Wealth & Poverty in Revolutionary Monmouth County, NJ
Presented by Michael Adelberg
Explore the degree to which the economic landscape changed in New Jersey after the Revolutionary War.
|April 27, 2014 at 2 PM
Cook Like a Soldier
Presented by Carolina Capehart
Join food historian Capehart as she digs into a soldier’s diet during the Revolutionary War. Learn about the typical
daily rations, what soldiers received and ate, how it was cooked and how it has changed over time.
EXHIBIT RECEPTION TO FOLLOW. ADMISSION FREE.
|May 4, 2014 at
Slavery and Abolition in Revolutionary NJ
Presented by James J. Gigantino, PhD
This lecture will examine the impact of the American Revolution on New Jersey African Americans, free and enslaved.
|June 1, 2014
at 2 PM
New Jersey's Early Iron and Salt Industries
Presented by Eleanor H. McConnell
Examine the early iron industries and salt production in New Jersey, and how they were affected by the American Revolution.
|July 13, 2014 at 2 PM
‘A Nest of Tories’: The American-vs-American Battle of Fort Lee 1781
Presented by Todd W. Braisted
The American Revolution was as much a civil war as anything else. This lecture focuses on Fort Lee and its strong Loyalist claims.
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