Re: [Revlist] Washington Crossing the Hackensack
- Good day gentlemen,
I had some trouble with the link so this one should work:
This is a wonderful idea and even though Bergen County and much of NJ is
quite developed today, many of the landmarks that Washington passed are
still there. The Bergen County Historical has worked tirelessly to tell the
story of one of these locations, the Zabriskie - Steuben House.
Thomas Paine goes as far as to mention the site in "the Crisis": *Our first
object was to secure the bridge over the Hackensack, which laid up the
river between the enemy and us, about six miles from us, and three from
Amazingly, you can still visit the house that witnessed this and experience
some of the same vistas that Washington and his men experienced not only in
1776, but during multiple engagements during the war.
Bergen County Historical Society
On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 10:56 AM, Richard Patterson
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> Here's an article in today's Star Ledger that many of you will find
> interesting. Some gentleman is tracing the route of the "Retreat to
> and tweeting all along the route.
> Rich Patterson
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