The Middlebrook Winter Encampment of Washington's Army

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The Middlebrook Winter Encampment of Washington's Army

Middlebrook & Cedarcrest Rds., Bridgewater, NJ 08805
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During the American Revolutionary War, Gen. George Washington used the area north of Bound Brook as the site for two encampments during the winters of 1777 and 1778-79. Middlebrook is also famous as it was the first site where the original 13-star flag was officially flown after is adoption by Congress in 1777.