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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Online Videos from The Old Barracks Address Pressing Questions from Students

The Old Barracks Museum is fielding some interesting questions from students as part of its “Ask the Barracks” online initiative. A number of video responses to questions...

“Ask the Barracks” Video Response Online

The Old Barracks Museum is bringing history online! The first video response to a question submitted to “Ask the Barracks” is online now at www.barracks.org/askthebarracks! The question,...

A Look Back: Trenton’s Unique History of Industrialization

Throughout its history, New Jersey's Capital City has been a place of industrial development. This rampant industrialization can be traced back all the way to the 1840’s...

Urban Promise Trenton Hosts a Black History Debate

Urban Promise Trenton (UPT), the City's unit of the global Urban Promise family, is hosting its Fifth Annual Black History Month Event on Thursday, February...

Talk about Vision: ...

Trenton has many notable facilities and establishments delightfully located on the banks of the Delaware River. Think of Stacy Park and the Log...

Loyal Song – Music of the French and Indian War

Tonight, October 12th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., you can experience music of the French and Indian War at the Old Barracks Museum.

City Gardens, a Little-Known Trailblazer in Its Time

Trenton's iconic tagline, "Trenton Makes, the World Takes," says it all about the City's key role in industrial America - the mighty steel mills (think...

Trenton Youth “Enlist” in Colonial Army

In the blistering cold of late December 1776 and early January 1777, George Washington and his troops traversed the area now known as Barrack Street to help...

Trenton Continues Making

"Trenton Makes The World Takes." The phrase is well known among the people who live and work in and around the city...

History on West State Street

Driving or walking down West State street is like transporting back into the past. Though, not visible in plain site, the history living on West...