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World War II Memorial

At the height of World War II, Trentonians were manufacturing steel, wire, and other materials to support American troops in the European and Pacific theatres. The war...

An Oscar for Best Picture Triggers More Research 2019

The Oscar for Best Picture, with admirable performances by Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen, has placed the movie Green Book and the subject of the...

Hedgepeth and Williams v. The Board of Education: A Turning Point in the Advancement...

The awe-inspiring Hedgepeth and Williams v. The Board of Education case, brought to light by two mothers Gladys Hedgepeth and Berline Williams, has not only impacted numerous...

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...

Tickets Now on Sale for the Old Barracks’ Tavern Night on September 13th

The Old Barracks Tavern Night is a celebration of 18th Century Colonial American History. Enjoy savory hors-d'oeuvres...

Old Barracks Hosts Virtual Telethon to Support New Virtual Field Trips

Join the Old Barracks Museum online on Saturday, October 10 at 1 p.m. for a virtual telethon fundraiser to support the educational programming of the Old Barracks...

Come Have a Ball Celebrating Patriots Week

Downtown Trenton is buzzing as we are in full swing celebrating Patriots Week. Join in on the action by checking out some of these exciting...

Celebrating Trenton’s Historical Figures: Needham Roberts

For the third iteration of Trenton’s Historic Figures, we will be taking a close look at Needham Roberts, a war hero who earned not only the Croix...

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...

Top 10 Reasons to Celebrate Trenton’s Revolutionary History During Patriots Week

Each year New Jersey's Capital City provides the unique opportunity for local residents and tourists to experience the events that shaped our nation during Patriots Week, December...