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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Celebrating Trenton’s Historical Figures: R. Henri Herbert

R. Henri Herbert was the founder of Trenton's first (and New Jersey’s earliest) African American newspaper, The Sentinel. Born in 1857, Herbert in his early twenties began publishing...

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....

The Mystery of the Shoe in the Roof

In February of 2018, workers repairing the Trent House cornice discovered this shoe inside! Why did someone...

Edith Mae Savage-Jennings: A True Pioneer for Civil Rights, Freedom and Equality

During the 1960’s, civil rights “champion” Edith Mae Savage-Jennings was a prominent force in New Jersey's equal rights movement. She proved that perseverance and determination can be...

A Celebration of the Historic Broadstreet Bridge

There is a reason why Trenton is New Jersey's Capital City. In an effort to shine a spotlight on the history woven into the making of this...

Old Barracks to Commemorate Trenton’s British Occupation Day on December 1st

In December, the 17th Regiment of Infantry returns to the Old Barracks as they first did in December 1776! The event will commemorate the occupation of Trenton...