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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Trentoniana Photo Series: Flood of 1903

In October of 1903, the majority of the East Coast was submerged underwater after one of the most destructive tropical storms touched ground. For five straight days,...

Millhill Park

At the intersection of East Front and South Broad Street lies one of the Capital City’s many gems, Millhill Park. This 2.9 square miles of land serves...

Join the Old Barracks for a Sunday Afternoon Tea

By now, almost all of us have most likely seen the infamous "meme" on social media with Kermit the Frog sipping tea as he makes...

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....

Trenton Community Members Honor the First Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

On July 8, 1776, Trenton hosted the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence outside of Philadelphia in front of, what was then, the Hunterdon County...

There is a Whole Lot “On Tap” for the First Day of Trenton’s Patriot’s...

Come celebrate Trenton's pivotal role in the American Revolution by checking out some of these exciting events happening Wednesday December 26th to kick of Patriot's...

City Gardens, a Little-Known Trailblazer in Its Time

Trenton's iconic tagline, "Trenton Makes, the World Takes," says it all about the City's key role in industrial America - the mighty steel mills (think...

Slogan of the City: Trenton Makes – The World Takes

For most Trentonians, it is impossible to go a day without seeing the iconic Lower-Trenton Bridge spanning across the Delaware River and its glowing sign emphasizing the...

Growing Up in Trenton: Happy Memories in the Depths of the Great Depression

By Kathleen Ann Martin Blum, Trenton High Class of ‘40 The Great Depression uprooted my family and swept away everything...

They Were Good Soldiers

As we honor the service at great Americans this Memorial Day Weekend, a great starting point is John U. Rees' book ‘They Were Good Soldiers’: African–Americans Serving...