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April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pass through the checkered Flemish bond brickwork at Old Dutch Parsonage into the historic home of the founder and first president of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Continue through the historic kitchen for Hope Farm and enter the largest home built during the Revolutionary War in New Jersey. Learn about the women and men in slavery and freedom who comprised the “military family” at George Washington’s winter headquarters and the challenges and accomplishments of the Commander-in-Chief during the Continental Army’s Middlebrook Cantonment from December 1778 to June 1779.