Nothing creates an understanding of and excitement for history like standing in the actual locations where historic events occurred.
New Jersey played a central and crucial role in the events of the Revolutionary War. Throughout the state, we are surrounded by links to that history.
George Washington spent more time in New Jersey than anywhere else during the Revolutionary War. Many of the locations where he and the Continental (American) Army marched, encamped, and fought battles are still here to be explored.
Throughout the years of the Revolutionary War (1775-1783), the lives of New Jersey citizens were dramatically affected by the events of the war which went on around them. Some of their houses and buildings are still standing; each of these structures has its own story.