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Friday, October 22, 2021

A Celebration of the Historic Broadstreet Bridge

There is a reason why Trenton is New Jersey's Capital City. In an effort to shine a spotlight on the history woven into the making of this...

Trentonians Re-enact First Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Most have heard of Washington’s famous victory over the Hessians in Trenton in December 1776, but did you know that Trenton first took the world stage in...

Locust Hill Flag Ceremony Remembers Trenton’s Civil War Veterans

Locust Hill is the City’s largest remaining African American burial ground, but it was neglected for many years. At least ten African American veterans of the Civil...

Trentoniana Photo Series: The Cadwalader Park Balloon Man

Ask any elder Trenton native about their childhood in the city, and chances are you'll hear about the legendary Cadwalader Park balloon man. A local icon, the...

Celebrate Spring and Olmsted’s Urban Vision with the Cadwalader Park Tree Walk

Today, May 8, 2021, join The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie for a historical walk through Cadwalader Park. Starting at 12:30 p.m., historian David Bosted will spend...

Princeton Hydro to Relocate HQ to Trenton’s Historic Roebling Carpentry Shop

Princeton Hydro will relocate its headquarters to the historic Roebling Carpentry Shop, nestled in the heart of Trenton's Wirerope District. The building (Building 110) will be transformed...

The NAACP: Uncovering the Horrors of Lynching Culture

According to the Tuskegee Institute, 4743 people, 72.7 percent Black, were lynched in the U.S. from 1882 to 1968. This number may appear high, but even then,...

Lift Every Voice and Sing: History of the Hymn

The song 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' originated from a poem written by civil rights activist, lawyer and school principal James Weldon Johnson in the 1900's. According...

Remembering Civil Rights Icon Edith Mae Savage-Jennings

During Black History Month, we reflect on extraordinary African-American leaders like Edith Mae Savage-Jennings whose significant contributions and achievements from the past continue to inspire future generations...

IN GRAVES OF THEIR OWN: RECLAIMING THE LOCUST HILL CEMETERY

The Trent House Association is hosting a virtual illustrated talk, “In Graves of Their Own: Reclaiming the Locust Hill Cemetery,” presented by Algernon Ward, Trenton history enthusiast...