Bedminster in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Jacobus Vanderveer House
was constructed circa 1772 with a nineteenth century addition circa 1813. In 1995 the house was listed on the National and New Jersey Registers of Historic Places. The Jacobus Vanderveer House is significant in United States Revolutionary War military history and stands as the only remaining structure associated with the Continental Artillery Encampment in nearby Pluckemin during the winter of 1778-1779.
Funding has been made possible by the
Garden State Historic Preservation Trust administered
by the New Jersey Historic Trust / State of New Jersey.
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 40° 39.993′ N, 74° 38.684′ W. Marker is in Bedminster, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker can be reached from Business U.S. 202/206, on the right when traveling south. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Jacobus Vanderveer House (a few steps from this marker); Artillery Park (approx. one mile away); Bedminster War Memorials (approx. one mile away); African Burying Ground (approx. 1.2 miles away); Moggy Hollow (approx. 1.2 miles away); Far Hills War Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pluckemin School House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedminster.
Also see . . .
1. Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum. (Submitted on October 8, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Introduction to the Jacobus Vanderveer House. The story of America's first military training academy, the Pluckemin Cantonment, site, the remarkable leadership of General Henry Knox while headquartered at the Jacobus Vanderveer House in Pluckemin, NJ, and Somerset County's central role in the American Revolution. (Submitted on October 8, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 8, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.