Four Centuries of African American Soldiers

The Old Barracks Museum 101 Barrack Street, Trenton, NJ

Trenton, NJ—Visit the Old Barracks Museum this February as it hosts the Four Centuries of African American Soldiers event. This vivid living history program tells the heroic stories of America's black warriors spanning four hundred years until today. The program includes authentic military artifacts, reenactors, and military veterans sharing their own personal stories. This is […]

Women in Union County History

Plainfield Public Library 800 Park Avenue, Plainfield, NJ

Celebrate women's history! Photographer lecture and meet & greet. Nancy Ori of Berkeley Heights, well-known photographer, author, and educator is presenting a series of images about Women in Union County History. The body of work that currently covers the walls of the Anne Louise Davis gallery has been edited down to the story of women […]


245th Anniversary of the Hancock House Massacre

Hancock House 3 Front Street, Hancocks Bridge , NJ

Join us as we commemorate the 245th anniversary of the Hancock House "Massacre". There will be living-history all weekend long as well as a special guided tour of sites associated with the British occupation of Salem in March of 1778. The tour will be conducted caravan-style, so be prepared to drive. This event is FREE […]


Robert W. Sands Jr & Patricia E. Millen “Washington Crossing”

Old Barracks Museum 101 Barrack Street, Trenton, NJ

Robert Sands and Patricia Millen will discuss their book which explores the history of the site of General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River with his Continental Army in 1776 to the Battle of Trenton. Lectures begin at 6pm and will be followed by a Q&A and book signing. Admission is free. Light refreshments […]

Arthur S. Lefkowitz “George Washington’s Revenge”

Old Barracks Museum 101 Barrack Street, Trenton, NJ

Arthur Lefkowitz will join us to discuss his book concerning George Washington’s epic 1777 New Jersey campaign and how it was crucial to turning the tide of the Revolution, snatching victory from the jaws of defeat. Lectures begin at 6pm and will be followed by a Q&A and book signing. Admission is free. Light refreshments […]

Red Bank Public Archeology Meeting

254 County House Road 254 County House Road, Clarksboro, NJ

Join our team as we discuss exciting developments and future plans for the Red Bank Battlefield Archeology Project. The evening will include an update on the archeological and forensic analysis and historians will discuss the next research steps. The event is free to the public. Contact: [email protected]


St. Thomas Episcopal Church 300th Anniversary Celebration Concert

St. Thomas Episcopal Church 98 Sky Manor Road, Pittstown, NJ

Join Anne and Ridley for a joyful celebration of 300 years of the St. Thomas Episcopal Church. They will perform their program called Music of the American Colonies singing songs of the American Revolution, drinking songs, 18th-century love songs, songs of the seas, and much more from the American Colonies. Learn some 18th-history and welcome […]

Cranbury Colonial Fair & Spring Picnic

Cranbury Millstone Park 82 Old Trenton Rd, East Windsor, NJ, NJ

The exterior of the 1713 East Jersey Cottage is nearly restored. The Cranbury Historical & Preservation Society plans to celebrate the completion of the initial phase of restoration while acknowledging the building’s significance in the American Revolution. In collaboration with the Cranbury Chamber of Commerce, CHPS will sponsor a Colonial Fair at the 1713 East […]

History Day

East Jersey Old Town Village 1050 River Road, Piscataway, NJ

Experience Living History at the East Jersey Old Town Village! Activities at the site will include Vintage Baseball, Historic Gardening & Agriculture, Stone Carving, a 19th Century Print Shop, Home & Hearth Demonstrations, Fife and Drum Corps, 18th century music with Anne and Ridley Enslow, Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides through Johnson Park, food trucks, and children’s […]

Grave Marking Ceremony Honoring Revolutionary War Surgeon Dr. Jabez Campfield

The Presbyterian Church in Morristown's Burial Ground 57 E Park Place, Morristown, NJ

Morristown, NJ: The Morristown Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is hosting this ceremony; the public is invited to attend and participate in this patriotic event over the Memorial Day weekend. Dr. Jabez Campfield was born in Newark, graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton), and studied medicine before moving to […]

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