Friends of monmouth Battlefield

Schedule of Events 2014

Events in bold occur at Monmouth Battlefield State Park

Jan 1, 2014 (Wed)

New Year’s Day Hike.
Walking tour of Perrine Hill.

See where Molly Pitcher fought.
Meet at Visitor Center at 11:00 A.M.
Jan 5, 2014 (Sun)

Driving tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
Feb 2, 2014 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
Feb 9, 2014 (Sun)

Program on the role of Black troops in the Battle of Monmouth.

Held at 2 PM at the Visitor Center Auditorium.
March 2, 2014 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
March 19, 2014 (Wed)

General Meeting. Program on “Women of the Army: The Role of Women Folk in the Continental Army”

Meeting held at 7 PM at the main branch of the Monmouth County Library, Symmes Drive, Manalapan.
March 23, 2014 (Sun)

Visit the several sites claiming to be Molly Pitcher’s Well.

Drive to the heart of the battlefield to visit the different spots that have been claimed to be the location of Molly’s well. Tour will end at the new Molly Pitcher Overlook on Perrine Hill. Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
April 6, 2014 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.

Craig House opens for the season.
April 13, 2014 (Sun)

Driving tour of the battle area east of Freehold.

Visit seldom seen scenes of the morning portions of the battle (East Morass, Briar Hill, and the line of Lee’s retreat). Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
April 26, 2014 (Sat)

Civil War Encampment at the Visitor Center


Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth**

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
April 27, 2014 (Sun)

Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth**

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
May 3, 2014 (Sat)

“Weekend in Old Monmouth County”
Open House at Monmouth Battlefield State Park

Visitor Center and Craig House, 10 AM to 4 PM


Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth**

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.


Walking tour of the battlefield

Meet at Visitor Center at 3:00 PM
May 4, 2014 (Sun)

“Weekend in Old Monmouth County”
Open House at Monmouth Battlefield State Park

Visitor Center and Craig House, 11 AM to 4 PM


Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth**

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.


Walking tour of the battlefield

Meet at Visitor Center at 3:00 PM
May 10, 2014 (Sat)

Spirit of New Jersey History Fair at Washington Crossing State Park

May 17, 2014 (Sat)

Tenth anniversary rededication of General von Steuben statue.
11 AM at statue site near the Visitor Center.

May 25, 2014 (Sun)

Memorial Day observance at the Park, 3 PM.

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR DAYS IN MONMOUTH COUNTY
FOMB Programs May 31 to July 6, 2014

May 31, 2014 (Sat)

Revolutionary War Encampment at Craig House


Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth**

1:30 PM at Visitor Center
June 1, 2014 (Sun)

Revolutionary War Encampment at Craig House


Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth**

1:30 PM at Visitor Center


Walking tour of the battlefield (Hedge Row and Parsonage).

Meet at Visitor Center at 3:00 PM
June 4, 2014 (Wed)

Program on General Charles Lee’s role at the battle.

Did he really deserve to be court-martialed? Meeting held at 7 PM at the main branch of the Monmouth. County Library, Symmes Drive, Manalapan.
June 8, 2014 (Sun)

Driving tour to visit the Battle of Monmouth Monument in Freehold.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
June 15, 2014 (Sun)

Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth**

1:30 PM at Visitor Center


Walking tour of the north side of the battlefield.

Drive to the north side and visit Perrine Hill and the new Molly Pitcher overlook. Meet at Visitor Center at 3:00 PM.
June 21, 2014 (Sat)

Annual reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth

Encampment and programs 10 AM-4 PM.
Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth (time TBA)
June 22, 2014 (Sun)

Annual reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth

Encampment and programs 10 AM-3 PM.
Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth (time TBA)
June 28, 2014 (Sat)

236th Anniversary of the Battle of Monmouth.

Special programs and tours 10 AM-4 PM.
Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth (time TBA)
June 29, 2014 (Sun)

236th Anniversary of the Battle of Monmouth.

Special programs and tours 11 AM-4PM.
Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth (time TBA)
July 4, 2014 (Fri)

Joint Program. “The Court Martial of Charles Lee,” by David Martin. “The Army Celebrates the 4th of July,” by George Dawson.

Held at 1:30 PM at the Buccleuch Mansion, Buccleuch Park, New Brunswick (located on Easton Ave., New Brunswick, NJ 08901).
July 5, 2014 (Sat)

Revolutionary War Encampment  at the Visitor Center


Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth**

1:30 PM at Visitor Center
July 6, 2014 (Sun)

Revolutionary War Encampment  at the Visitor Center


Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth**

1:30 PM at Visitor Center


Walking tour of the battlefield (Hedge Row and Parsonage).

Meet at Visitor Center at 3:00 PM

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July 20, 2014 (Sun)

Molly Pitcher Program by Stacy Roth**

1:30 PM at Visitor Center
August 3, 2014 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
Sept 7, 2014 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
Sept 14, 2014 (Sun)

Program on the final stage of Lee’s Retreat.

Drive to Wemrock Road and walk the line of the American retreat route from the Point of Woods to the Hedge Row. Visit the spot where Washington confronted Maj. Gen Charles Lee in one of the most famous scenes of the battle. Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
Oct 5, 2014 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
October 8, 2014 (Wed)

Program on the roles of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr at the battle.

Meeting held at 7 PM at the main branch of the Monmouth County Library, Symmes Drive, Manalapan.
Nov 2, 2014 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
Dec 3, 2014 (Wed)

Annual business meeting

Meeting held at 7 PM at the main branch of the Monmouth County Library, Symmes Drive, Manalapan.
Dec 7, 2014 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.

Craig House closes for the season.

** Molly Pitcher program by Stacy Roth made possible with the aid of a grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission

Craig House Open on Sundays, 1-4 PM, April 6 to December 7

Gift Shop at Visitor Center Open on Sundays, 1-4 PM

Walking tours are held, weather permitting. Call the Park at 732-462-9616 for confirmation.

The Visitor Center is open daily 9 AM to 4 PM, except for the following holidays
(the Park itself remains open):
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Day
Presidents Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

The Park itself is open longer than the Visitor Center, but the hours are seasonal.
Call the Park office for current hours.

The Park’s physical address is 16 Business Route 33, Manalapan, NJ  07726.


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