Revolutionary News

Revolutionary Spirit Night 2018

Crossroads’ 2019 Revolutionary Spirit Night- June 8

Get ready to immerse yourself in the year 1777! On Saturday, June 8, Crossroads of the American Revolution and the Somerset Patriots will co-host the 4th annual Revolutionary Spirit Night. Fans will be transported back in time to when TD Bank Ballpark wasn’t the home field of the Somerset Patriots, but the Middlebrook Encampment and […]

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Office Administrator Position Announcement

The Crossroads of the American Revolution Association is seeking an Office Administrator to join the organization and help support its mission to promote public awareness of the Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area (NHA). Details about the position can be viewed below or here: Office Administrator Job Description for Crossroads Position: Office Administrator […]

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250th planning update announces Site Assessment team, progress on initiatives

Members of the Revolutionary heritage community met at Washington’s Headquarters Museum in Morristown on April 30 for a quarterly update on plans for New Jersey’s commemoration of the 250th anniversary of American independence. New Jersey Historical Commission Executive Director Sara Cureton and Crossroads Executive Director Janice Selinger updated the assembled group on developments since the […]

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NPS Podcast features Crossroads, Revolutionary Neighbor Colonel Tye

Crossroads Heritage Area Partners like the Old Barracks Museum are places where visitors of all ages can get first-person accounts of life during the American Revolution. Recently, the National Park Service’s National Heritage Areas podcast featured the role of black soldiers, including Loyalist (and Revolutionary Neighbor) Colonel Tye. Old Barracks historical interpreter Daryian Kelton explains […]

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Crossroads salutes NJ Legislative leaders for contributions to Revolutionary NJ heritage

The former Princeton home of Declaration of Independence signer John Witherspoon was the site of a March 18 gathering to honor and recognize Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, Sen. James Beach and Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman for their contributions to preserve and protect Revolutionary New Jersey history. About 50 government and […]

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Old Barracks Museum Named Coolest Museum in the State

Please join us in congratulating the Old Barracks on being named the “Coolest Museum in the State!” The Discoverer Blog recently published its list of the coolest museum in each state in the country and The Old Barracks Museum was named the Coolest Museum in New Jersey, alongside the Getty Museum in California, the Metropolitan […]

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