Rockingham State Historic Site

Rockingham State Historic Site


Location:On County Route 603 (Laurel Avenue) in Franklin Township, Somerset County, NJ, between County Route 518 and NJ 27.
Activities:Group tours.
Special Features:In 1783, while the Continental Congress was meeting at Nassau Hall in nearby Princeton, Congress rented the house from the widow of Judge John Berrien for use by General George Washington from August 23 to November 10, 1783. Martha Washington joined him there during this period, and it was here that he got word that the Treaty of Paris had been signed and the Thirteen Colonies were independent of Great Britain.
Address:PO Box 496
Kingston, NJ 08528

Phone:609-683-7132
Web: www.rockingham.net

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