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Mail: P.O. Box 115, South Bound Brook, New Jersey 08880 
Location: 17 von Steuben Lane, South Bound Brook, New Jersey 08880

The Next Event is Somerset County's Weekend Journey through the Past - October 10th & 11th, 2015

The House is open for free tours on June 13th, 2015 from 10 am until Noon

The next meeting of FASH is on June 16th

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2015 Calendar of Events:


We meet the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Abraham Staats House,
17 von Steuben Lane, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880

Jan 20 Feb. 17 March 17 April 21 May 19 June 16 July 21 Aug. 18 Sept. 15 Oct 20 Nov. 17 Dec. 5


Tory Jack DayBattle of BBTavern Day/NightCivil War ExhibitHistory WeekendHoliday at the StaatsMisc.
The house will be open for free tours on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10 am to Noon, unless it is preempted by a special event on that date. Also closed for the months of July and August.

February 7, 2015 ~ Saturday, 10:30 am – 3 pm “Tory Jack Day" Legend has it that Jack, a slave in the Abraham Staats household, supported the patriots by spying on the British during the American Revolution.  Celebrate Black History month with a program featuring noted speaker Joe Becton
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Due to severe winter weather, this year's event was cancelled.
February 15, 2015 ~
"Five Generals Bus Tour"
Five historic houses that served as headquarters for American generals during the 1778-1779 Middlebrook encampment are all on this tour. The Van Horne House in Bridgewater; the Wallace House in Somerville; the Van Veghten House in Finderne; the Abraham Staats House in South Bound Brook; the Jacobus Vanderveer House  in Bedminster.   For more information and for reservations  contact: Heritage Trail Association, P. O. Box 590, Bound Brook, NJ 08805 or 941 East Main St., Bridgewater, NJ 08807 (732) 356-8856 or  

April 11 & 12, 2015 ~ Saturday/Sunday:   Be a part of the American Revolution and mark your calendar for this year’s Battle of Bound Brook: "Living History Weekend at the Abraham Staats House"
Admission charged for entry to house tour/lecture. The grounds and street battles are free.
Make sure you tell your friends to hold the date, Huzzah!  Hope to see you there!
Click on the event title for more information. (Updated 01/16/2015)

June 14, 2015 ~ Sunday Time:TBD "Boy Scout Troop 42 Flag Retirement Ceremony" on the grounds of the Abraham Staats House. Free to all
October 10 & 11, 2015 ~ Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm & Sunday: Noon to 4:00 pm "Somerset County's Weekend Journey through the Past" Guided House tours by 18th Century costumed docents; Colonial period music.   27 historic sites in Somerset County, including the Abraham Staats House, will be open for visitors during the weekend event, for information go to
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December 4, 2015 ~ Friday: 7:00 pm:  "Candlelight Tour of the Abraham Staats House" Tours are by reservation and will be conducted with authentically dressed interpreters in period clothing and end with light refreshments and live music. The program lasts approximately 60 minutes. $10 per person with advance reservations, $15 at the door
For more information and for reservations call: 732-469-5836 or e-mail:
December 5, 2015 ~ Saturday: 5:30 pm:  Annual Meeting with Covered Dish Dinner at the Abraham Staats House.  Business meeting first (voting on Officers and Trustees for 2016), followed by socializing, refreshments and a general nice time! (Members and Guests)

December 5, 6, 12, & 13, 2015 ~ Saturday/Sunday:  Noon to 4:00 pm
"Holiday at the Abraham Staats House" Each room of the Abraham Staats House is uniquely and festively decorated for the holidays by community organizations and members of the Friends of Abraham Staats House.
Enjoy sights and sounds of the season.
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OPEN 2nd SATURDAYS and TOURS BY APPOINTMENT ~ Call 732-469-5836 or e-mail"

Hope to see you there!

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