to the Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum, headquarters of General Henry Knox during the winter of 1778-79 and the only surviving building associated with the Pluckemin Artillery Cantonment, America’s first military academy. A National and New Jersey historic site, the Vanderveer House interprets 18th century Dutch-Colonial life through the Vanderveer and Knox families and underscores the Pluckemin Cantonment’s role in helping the Continental Army to defeat the British during the American Revolution.
The Revolutionary War Headquarters of General Henry Knox, Commander of America’s First Military Training Academy — The Pluckemin Cantonment
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CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN MARSHAL & PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON DEBATE
September 8, 2019
2:00 pm @ Morristown National Historic Park Auditorium
Their opposing views on the authority of the judiciary and its role in our government formed the groundwork of how the judicial, legislative, and executive work together — and sometimes at odds with each other — to this day. Their debate today will be as personal as it is political.