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Celebrate the Baron at Baronfest

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

New bridge Landing NJ, Celebrate Revolutionary War hero Major-General Baron von Steuben’s birthday and greet the Baron in person! Enjoy the finest that regional craft breweries Brix City, Alementary and Hackensack Brewing have to offer together with delicious food in a historic village. Relax to music by Hudson Woodpile Band and thrill to Mott’s Artillery demonstrations in The Meadow. Tour three 18th century houses, barn and outkitchen, and stroll the grounds of Historic New Bridge Landing in River Edge where Washington, Lafayette, Hamilton, and, of course, the Baron once walked.

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As one past festival visitor remarked, “I feel like I’m on a farm in upstate New York!” But we’re only 7 miles from the George Washington Bridge.

Help us raise funds for a Hall of History Museum celebrating Bergen County’s storied past. Family-friendly event, games for kids including pumpkin picking take-away. Craft beers and wine available (additional cost) No rain date. Free parking.

Come see our new exhibit New Bridge in the American Revolution: Artifacts and Maps, includes enlargements of 9 period maps in the Steuben House. One exhibit features the spy Major John Andre.

Location: Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201 Main St., River Edge, NJ
Time: 1 pm to 5 pm ,Cost: $15 – Adult Admission, $10 – BCHS member, Designated Driver, and 12 – 20 yrs old, Under 12 Free but must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Beer additional cost.

HNBL, 1201-1209 Main St., River Edge, NJ. Site map & directions: (Become a member and support our efforts, $20 individual / $30 household)
Site opened by knowledgable volunteer historians and interpreters. Event info updated as available.

Baronfest, September 21, 2019.

Baronfest, a day of music, beer, and food at Historic New Bridge Landing
Sept 21, 2019, Saturday, 1-5 pm

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