Heritage Weekends

Heritage Sundays 2019
These free events take place from 12pm to 4pm and are held rain or shine at the James and Ann Whitall House, Red Bank Battlefield, 100 Hessian Ave, National Park.

August 18, 2019
Ice Cream Day

Did you know that colonial Americans enjoyed ice cream too? Join us for this Heritage Sunday event that delves into the history of ice cream and how the Whitall House functioned during the hot months of summer! Enjoy yours of the Whitall House, demonstrations and family friendly activities. For more information about this event please call 856-853-5120.

September 15, 2019
Pirate Day
Did you know that in colonial America some pirates were considered good pirates? In fact, some 'pirates' were actually privateers assisting the Patriot cause against England. Join us for this Heritage Sunday event to learn just how important pirates were to American history. Enjoy tours of the Whitall House, family-friendly pirate themes activities and demonstrations! For more information about this event please call 856-853-5120.

October 27, 2019
18th Century Field Day

Enjoy battle reenactments, colonial demonstrators, vendors, food and fun! Learn about the Battle of Red Bank and why New Jersey is called "The Crossroads of the American Revolution". Tour the Whitall House and visit with our hearth cookers preparing delicious fall-inspired food. Take in a spectacular sword fight and enjoy a colonial magic show. Cheer on the Jonas Cattell Run participants at the finish line as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the race. Fun, food and activities for everyone! Call 856-853-5120 for more information.

December 6, 7, & 8, 2019
Candlelight Tour
Join us for a candlelit tour of the Whitall House and enjoy holiday sites and sounds of the Colonial Periods.
Friday, December 6        6pm-9pm
Saturday, December 7    3pm-9pm
Sunday, December 8      12pm-4pm