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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Remembering World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Benjamin Kaufman

In a telling citation by the late Seymour "Sy" Brody, former editor of The Jewish Veteran, a story is recalled about a World War I hero, who...

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...

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...

Celebrating Trenton’s Historical Figures: Sampson Peters

Throughout Trenton’s long and rich history, there have been many insightful, innovative and free flowing individuals who have made a huge impact not only on the city...

Remembering Trenton Born Associate Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia

This past March would have marked the 83rd birthday of Associate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Some remember him as a man who fought for the rights...

Online Videos from The Old Barracks Address Pressing Questions from Students

The Old Barracks Museum is fielding some interesting questions from students as part of its “Ask the Barracks” online initiative. A number of video responses to questions...

“Ask the Barracks” Video Response Online

The Old Barracks Museum is bringing history online! The first video response to a question submitted to “Ask the Barracks” is online now at www.barracks.org/askthebarracks! The question,...

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...

Urban Promise Trenton Hosts a Black History Debate

Urban Promise Trenton (UPT), the City's unit of the global Urban Promise family, is hosting its Fifth Annual Black History Month Event on Thursday, February...

Talk about Vision: ...

Trenton has many notable facilities and establishments delightfully located on the banks of the Delaware River. Think of Stacy Park and the Log...