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Thursday, September 23, 2021

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...

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.'...