The Forgotten Victory: The Battle of Springfield of 1780

October 17, 2021, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Come to the Durand-Hedden House on Sunday, Oct. 17 to learn about the critical Revolutionary War battle of 1780 that was fought just down the road from here, in Vauxhall, the Short Hills, Springfield and Connecticut Farms (Union).

Historian John Kieser will bring to life this often-overlooked conflict, in which the New Jersey militia held off the British and prevented them from getting to Washington’s troops in Morristown.

House and Country Store open 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Presentation at 2:00 pm

Proof of vaccination and masks required.

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New Jersey History Revolutionary War

Next Event

December 12, 2021, 1:00 PM

Celebrate the Season - Gingerbread House Contest and Holiday Shopping at the Country Store

This year, due to the pandemic, Durand-Hedden’s annual Gingerbread House Contest and display will be at the Hilton Branch Library. Interested in being a contestant? Enter by December 9. But please visit our Country Store between 1:00 and 4:00 pm for unique gifts, toys and books, and free goodie bags for kids.


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