Saturday, July 11, 2015

Upcoming Event - Burrowes Mansion Interview

The Matt Ward History Experience will travel to the Burrowes Mansion in Matawan, NJ on Sunday, July 19, 2015. This visit will be part of the launching of the blog's monthly podcast. Three Burrowes Mansion Museum docents will be interviewed. The interview will focus on the history of the Burrowes Mansion and the people who lived there. If you have any questions that you would like answered by the panel, please post them in the comments of this blog entry or send them to me via Twitter @RevWarBuff23.

The Burrowes Mansion is located at 94 Main Street in historic Matawan, NJ. The mansion will be open next weekend for tours from 2-4pm. For more information on the Burrowes Mansion, please visit the following links:

Burrowes Mansion Official Website:
Matawan Historical Society Official Facebook:
Revolutionary War New Jersey:


  1. Where are Major John Burrowes, Jr. and his wife, Margaret, buried? Also are there more Revolutionary War era houses still standing in Matawan?

  2. One more question for you Matt- Because of the long, sometimes violent, history of the Burrowes Mansion, have there been any reports of paranormal activity around this site?

    1. Great question azmom87! We will get that question answered this afternoon!