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Friday, September 24, 2021

Art All Day and Ciclovia Event Kicks Off Today at Noon in Trenton, New...

Beginning today, a unique Art All Day and Ciclovia event will kick off from Noon to 6 p.m. and will feature a fun-filled day of art, bikes,...

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...

Old Barracks Museum Presents The Soldier and The Drum

The Old Barracks is a revolutionary historic sight that holds priceless information linking us to a series of events that took place throughout American history. Around during the...

Pork Roll, Trenton’s Culinary Staple: Where Did It Come From?

Pork roll or Taylor ham, as it is referred to in most of North Jersey, is a pork product made with a mix of sugar, salt and...

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...

Sally Rowley: Civil Rights Activist and Friend of the People

Sara Jane Rowley (better known as Sally to her friends and family) was a civil rights activist and maker of American jewelry. While working as a secretary...

Old Barracks Museum Received NJ Council for Humanities CARES Grant

The Old Barracks Association, which operates the Old Barracks Museum in Trenton, NJ, received a $5,000 grant from the New Jersey Council for Humanities for COVID-19 relief....

The Legacy of Melvin Groomes: One Man’s Determination to Shape the Future

The measure of an athlete is not always defined by the stats achieved during their time on the field, but by the impact they had on the...

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...

William Lambert: Trenton-Born Abolitionist and Civil Rights Activist

Born in Trenton, New Jersey during the year 1817, William Lambert was the son of a freeborn mother and a slave father who later bought his freedom....