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Sunday, July 25, 2021

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...

Trenton Makes the Army Takes

"Trenton Makes the World Takes" is a rather well known nod to Trenton's role as a manufacturing epicenter during the 20th century as well as...

Augustus Washington: One of History’s Few Known African American Daguerreotypists

Augustus Washington became one of the only historically documented African American daguerreotypists using the first commercial photographic process, invented in 1839, to develop pictures on a silver...

Locust Hill Flag Ceremony Remembers Trenton’s Civil War Veterans

Locust Hill is the City’s largest remaining African American burial ground, but it was neglected for many years. At least ten African American veterans of the Civil...

On this Day in Trenton’s History …

Between the State Capitol, Mercer County Community College, Thomas Edison State University, and the Trenton Free Public Library, history is being made everyday here on the streets...

ICONIC WWII B-29 SUPERFORTRESS “FIFI” to Land at Trenton-Mercer Airport for AirPower History Tour

The Boeing B-29 Superfortress, FIFI will land at Trenton-Mercer Airport today, June 17th, at noon with additional aircraft scheduled to arrive as well. In preparation...