The Middlebrook Winter Encampment of Washington's Army
Middlebrook & Cedarcrest Rds.,
Bridgewater, NJ 08805
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.