Friends of monmouth Battlefield

Schedule of Events 2020

Events in bold occur at Monmouth Battlefield State Park

Jan 1, 2020 (Wed)

New Year’s Day Hike (weather permitting)
Walking tour of Perrine Hill.

See where Molly Pitcher fought.
Meet at Visitor Center at 11:00 A.M.
Jan 5, 2020 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield (weather permitting)

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
Jan 8, 2020 (Wed)

General Meeting. Program on “New Interpretations of Alexander Hamilton in the Revolution ”

Meeting held at 7 PM at the main branch of the Monmouth County Library, Symmes Drive, Manalapan.
Feb 2, 2020 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
Feb 16, 2020 (Sun)

Program on “Black and Native American Troops at the Battle of Monmouth. ”

Held at 2 PM at the Visitor Center Auditorium.
Feb 23, 2020 (Sun)

Program on “George Washington Minute by Minute at Monmouth”

Held at 2 PM at the Visitor Center Auditorium.
March 1, 2020 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
March 15, 2020 (Sun)

Program on “Molly Pitcher at Monmouth.

Held at 2 PM in the Visitor Center Auditorium
March 25, 2020 (Wed)

General Meeting, Program on "Alternate Molly Pitchers"

Meeting held at 2PM at the main branch of the Monmouth County Library, Symmes Drive, Manalapan
March 29, 2020 (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 5, 2020 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.


Craig House opens for the season (1-4 PM)

April 12, 2020 (Sun)

Driving tour of the battle area east of Freehold.

Starts at the Battle of Monmouth Monument on Court Street in Freehold. Then visit two important seldom seen areas of the morning portion of the battle, the East Morass and Briar Hill. Meet at 1:30 PM at Visitor Center.
May 2, 2020 (Sat)

“Weekend in Old Monmouth County”
Open House at Craig House

10 AM to 4 PM

Bird Walk on the battlefield.

Identify birds that live here or pass through in the spring, Meet at 9 AM at the Visitor Center.
May 3, 2020 (Sun)

“Weekend in Old Monmouth County”
Open House at Craig House

11 AM to 4 PM


Walking tour of the battlefield

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM
May 10, 2020 (Sun)

Walking tour, “The Fight at the Point of Woods.”

Visit the scene of fierce fighting at the in the early afternoon. Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR DAYS IN MONMOUTH COUNTY
FOMB Programs June 4 to July 4, 2020

June 7, 2020 (Sun)

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

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
June 10, 2020 (Wed)

General Meeting."New Views of General Charles Lee at Monmouth."

Meeting held at 7 PM at the main branch of the Monmouth. County Library, Symmes Drive, Manalapan.
June 14, 2020 (Sun)

Driving tour to visit the site of the American encampments at Ponolopon Bridge the day before the battle of Monmouth.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
June 20, 2020 (Sat)

Annual reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth

Encampment and programs 10 AM-4 PM.
June 21, 2020 (Sun)

Annual reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth

Encampment and programs 10 AM-3 PM.
June 27, 2020 (Sat)

242nd Anniversary of the Battle of Monmouth.

Special programs and tours 10 AM-4 PM.
June 28, 2020 (Sun)

242nd Anniversary of the Battle of Monmouth.

Special programs and tours 11 AM-4PM.

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July 5, 2020 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
July 12 2020 (Sun)

Program on the 14th New Jersey at the Battle of Monocacy.

Held at 1:30 PM in the Visitor Center Auditorium.

July 19, 2020 (Sun)

Driving tour to the battle of Monmouth Monument on Court Street in Freehold.

Meet at Visitor Center at 2 PM.
August 2, 2020 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
Sept 6, 2020 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
Sept 13, 2020 (Sun)

Program on the 14th New Jersey at the Battle of 3rd Winchester, and the death of Major Peter Vredenburg.

Held at 2 PM in the Visitor Center Auditorium.
Sept 20, 2020 (Sun)

Program on the role of the New Jersey Troops in the the Battle of Monmouth.

2 PM at the Visitor Center Auditorium
Oct 4, 2020 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
October 7, 2020 (Thu)

General Meeting. “Biggest Mistakes at Monmouth”

Meeting held at 7 PM at the main branch of the Monmouth County Library, Symmes Drive, Manalapan.
Nov 1, 2020 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
Dec 2, 2020 (Wed)

Annual business meeting

Meeting held at 6:30 PM at the main branch of the Monmouth County Library, Symmes Drive, Manalapan.
Dec 6, 2020 (Sun)

Walking tour of the battlefield.

Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.

Craig House closes for the season.
Dec 13, 2020 (Sun)

Program on the 28th New Jersey at the battle of Fredericksburg.

2 PM in the Visitor Center Auditorium.

Craig House open Sundays 1-4 PM, April 5 to December 6

Gift Shop in Visitor Center open Sundays 1-4 PM all year

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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