Classroom Resources

Crossroads offers resources to share New Jersey’s Revolutionary heritage with young people.

Bring our Revolutionary Neighbors into your classroom

Consult our ideas for integrating the stories of 18th century New Jerseyans in vocabulary, geography and writing curriculum.

Download videos of select Revolutionary Neighbors.

Download our Kids Activity Guide

Field Trips and Living History in the Classroom

The New Jersey Militia Museum in Sea Girt offers the “New Jersey: Crossroads to Revolution” hands-on program.

The Jacobus Vanderveer House in Bedminster offers a variety of field trip programs for students of all ages.

Camden County Historical Society offers a Colonial Life program and tours of historic Pomona Hall.

The Snyder Academy offers tours featuring 350 years of history, including the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth, one of the oldest burial grounds in the state, and the site of the academy where Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr studied.

Liberty Hall in Union offers a range of programs, including From Crown to Country, where students use period newspapers and documents and the guidance of costumed museum educators to become citizens of New Jersey in the 1770s and decide whether to pledge loyalty to the King, loyalty to Patriots or to remain neutral.

NJ History Alive brings living historians to your site to help students make a personal connection with Revolutionary heritage.

Selected Heritage Partner field trips

Homeschooling the Revolution

100+ American History Lessons and Activities for Homeschoolers offers ways to present a general overview of the American Revolution.

Student Awards and Contests

The Sons of the American Revolution presents several awards and scholarships yearly.

National History Day contest inspires students to conduct original historical research through project-based contests.

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