Event Series The Battles of Trenton

The Battles of Trenton

Old Barracks Museum 101 Barrack Street, Trenton, New Jersey

The Battles of Trenton Reenactments will be held on Saturday, December 30th. The first reenactment will take place at 11am at the Battle Monument, the second will begin at 3pm […]

First Day Walking Tour of Historic New Bridge Landing

Historic New Bridge Landing 1201 Main Street, River Edge, New Jersey

Join Bergen County Historical Society’s Past President and Museum Collection Chair Deborah Powell on Monday January 1st 1 pm- 2:30 pm for a First Day Walking Tour of Historic New […]

Old Dutch New Year First Day Hike: Jerseyman’s New Year in Virginia, 1774

Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage 71 Somerset Street, Somerville, New Jersey

Enjoy an afternoon walk along Somerville's Peters Brook Greenway and Main Street. Along the way we read passages from the Journal of Philip Vickers Fithian for a Jerseyman in Virginia's account of New Year's Day 1774, unknowingly on the eve of the American Revolution.  Wear sturdy footgear and dress for the weather. Bring water and […]

Battle of Princeton Reenactment

Princeton Battlefield State Park 500 Mercer Road, Princeton, New Jersey

Come experience the Battle of Princeton on its 247th Anniversary! Princeton Battlefield State Park, New Jersey; Sunday, January 7, 2024; 9:00AM - 1:00PM Join us for a reenactment of the January 3, 1777 Battle of Princeton, followed by a memorial wreath-laying ceremony at the Colonnade and Memorial Grove. Register at www.pbs1777.org. Highlights of the day […]

Afterschool Adventures: Money Talks!

Liberty Hall Museum 1003 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey

Take a closer look at those coins in your piggy bank! During early American times, colonists used a variety of currency to make purchases. We’ll look back at how colonial commerce functioned from bartering to trading in various currencies. Then, we’ll learn how modern coins are designed before creating an original design for our own […]

$12

Travels with Darley: Smithsonian Revolutionary Road Trip

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Join Darley Newman and a panel of experts, including Crossroads' own Executive Director Carrie Fellows, on a on a journey through American Revolution historic sites, battlefields, and great places for food and drinks as they share hidden gems and rarely told stories about the American Revolution. Thursday, ​January 18, 2024 - ​6:45 p.m. ​to 8:15 […]

$20 – $25

The Princeton Tea Burning of January 1774

Princeton Battlefield State Park 500 Mercer Road, Princeton, New Jersey

Did you know that a month after the Boston Tea Party, the next colony to join in was New Jersey? Join historians at Princeton Battlefield Park as they retell the story of the Boston Tea Party and its impact here in Princeton, where in January 1774 students collected tea from around the town and burned […]

$5

Brigid’s Day and Candlemas

Historic New Bridge Landing 1201 Main Street, River Edge, New Jersey

Come celebrate Brigid’s Day and Candlemas with the Bergen County Historical Society on Sunday January 28th, 1 pm- 4:30 pm at Historic New Bridge Landing 1201 Main Street, River Edge NJ. At 2 pm sit in the main room of the state historic 1752 Steuben House and listen flutist Anwar “Notes” Overton as he plays […]

12$

Wednesday Night at the Museum: VIP Behind the Scenes Tour

Liberty Hall Museum 1003 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey

Have you ever wondered what is behind closed doors on a regular tour? Enjoy Liberty Hall’s Wednesday Night at the Museum series for a VIP behind-the-scenes tour. Discover what secrets lie beyond these areas that are not open to the public. Visit the servant’s areas and hidden rooms used by the home’s staff and explore […]

$35