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Saturday, July 24, 2021

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...

Trentoniana Photo Series: Arthur R. Sypek

Throughout the mid to late 1900s, former (and first ever) Mercer County Executive Arthur R. Sypek held a number of legislative positions within the city of Trenton....

Trentoniana Photo Series: Flood of 1903

In October of 1903, the majority of the East Coast was submerged underwater after one of the most destructive tropical storms touched ground. For five straight days,...

The Trent House Association Presents: Becoming an American in Trenton in the Early 1900s

On Saturday, January 23, 2021, The Trent House Association will present a virtual illustrated talk called, 'Immigration and Americanization - Eastern European Workers in Trenton's Roebling Factories.'...

Virtual Events Bring the History of the Revolution to Your Home

Join the Old Barracks Museum and the 1719 William Trent House online on Saturday, December 26 for a series of virtual events that celebrate Trenton’s role in...

Celebrating Hogmanay with Scottish Music

On Saturday, December 26, 2020, The Trent House Association will be presenting The Practitioners of Musick featuring music that George Washington and his family enjoyed. Washington’s family –...

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins: Remembering a Peacemaker

On Monday, November 23, 2020, New York City's former mayor, David Norman Dinkins, passed away in his New York home. He was 93 years old. During his time...