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Friday, October 22, 2021

From Fossil Tracks to Flight Suits

The New Jersey State Museum is currently running “Objects Count: A Decade of Collecting,” which features an eclectic selection of artifacts and specimens in the...

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...

Trentoniana Photo Series: 1611 Air Transport Wing

On June 1, 1948, a powerhouse unified Department of Defense command was activated by combining the United States Navy's Naval Air Transport Service (NATS) and the United States Air Force's Air...

Fire Museum to Honor Trenton’s First African-American Firefighter

Mayor Gusciora and Trenton Fire Director Derrick Sawyer will host a sign dedication ceremony later this afternoon in honor of Trenton's African-American firefighters, particularly Trenton's...

Oliver Cromwell: African American Hero of the American Revolution

Oliver Cromwell, an African American solider who fought alongside General George Washington in many famous battles during the American Revolution, took great pride in his service to...

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,...

Save the Higbee

All are invited to join the Shiloh Community Development Corporation and the Wilkins Foundation in commemoration of the Higbee School and a celebration of Juneteeth...

A Monument Forged in the Heat of Victory

When it comes to history, the city of Trenton is in no short supply. Historic monuments, statues, buildings and sights surround the city, which has seen its...

Historic Trenton’s Day in the Life: September 30, 1907

For Historic Trenton’s Day in the Life, we're looking back through newspapers from the very beginning and seeing what everyday problems, solutions, and needs were met during...

General George Washington Launches a Surprise Attack on the British Occupation in Trenton!

Colonel Johan Rall and his Hessian troops were abruptly awoken this morning by the sounds of footsteps and gunfire as General George Washington and the...