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Harvest Homecoming at Historic New Bridge Landing

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New bridge landing NJ, Come Home to History: Harvest Homecoming at Historic New Bridge Landing
October 27th, 2019, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Sunday

• Presentation by Deborah Powell on the new book at 1:30 pm: The Bridge That Saved a Nation, Bergen County, New Bridge and the Hackensack Valley. The illustrated talk takes place in the Steuben House. The book is scheduled to be for sale.
• Bridge tour with BCHS Vice President Kate Reilly, meet at bridge at 3 pm
• American Revolution Exhibits & 9 period map enlargements featuring New Bridge
• Children’s activities including making scare crows, pumpkin picking and painting and Donut Challenge. Children in costume welcome.
• Broom making in the Westervelt-Thomas Barn
• Cooking in the Outkitchen
• Tavern Refreshments in the Campbell-Christie House
• Tour 3 Jersey-Dutch 18th c. Homes including the Steuben House, a State-Historic Site memorialized for Major General Baron von Steuben

Events brought to you by the Bergen County Historical Society at Historic New Bridge Landing:
American Revolutionary War Battleground including 3 Jersey-Dutch Sandstone Houses, Exhibits, Tavern, Gift shop & Outkitchen. $12 adults, $7 students, BCHS members free. (Become a member and support our efforts, $20 individual / $30 household.)
HNBL, 1201-1209 Main St., River Edge, NJ. Site map on website.

Check our website for event updates | www.bergencountyhistory.org | contactBCHS@bergencountyhistory.org | 201.343.9492

All three 18th century Homes are connected by a gravel walking path. Free parking is available or take a train on the Pascack Valley Line from Secaucus via NJ Transit to the New Bridge Landing Train stop.
Historic New Bridge Landing is coordinated under the Historic New Bridge Landing Park Commission: The Bergen County Historical Society, The State of NJ – NJDEP, The County of Bergen, The Blauvelt-Demarest Foundation and the Towns of River Edge, New Milford and Teaneck.

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