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NJ Sen. Loretta Weinberg, History Advocate, Announces Retirement

On January 13, 2021, New Jersey State Senator Loretta Weinberg announced that she would retire at the conclusion of her current term, in 2022. Crossroads Board Chair Sally Lane and Executive Director Janice Selinger issued the following statement: Crossroads of the American Revolution deeply appreciates Senator Loretta Weinberg’s enduring service to New Jersey, both as […]

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2020 has been a remarkable year, nothing that any of us had envisioned. With most historic sites closed and events cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Crossroads of the American Revolution’s staff has been working remotely, focused on our mission to help people connect to the experiences of Revolutionary-era New Jerseyans. We hope we can […]

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Historic Sites: Learn Social Media Tools of the Trade!

Public health regulations in the age of COVID have prompted many historic sites to take to the internet to share their stories, events and exhibits with the public, students and supporters online. Social media, smartphones and hand-held devices have made it easier than ever to connect and interact with current supporters and new friends — […]

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‘Linger Longer’ Experience Workshop offers visitor readiness insights, resources

Heritage tourism affords New Jersey a great opportunity to advance economic revitalization post COVID-19, but only if sites are ready to host visitors with compelling and valued experiences. “Creating a ‘Linger Longer’ Experience,” Crossroads’ July 29 virtual Professional Development workshop, offered practical tools and tips for engaging historic site visitors, with a goal of encouraging […]

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Register Now! “Creating a ‘Linger Longer’ Experience: Virtual Professional Development Workshop

Crossroads invites you to “Creating a ‘Linger Longer’ Experience,” our next Professional Development Session, scheduled for Wednesday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Participate in this virtual workshop via Zoom to learn tools and tips on how to engage visitors to your historic site, and provide an experience they’ll love to share on Trip Advisor. Heritage […]

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COVID-19: Closings, Cancellations and Reschedules

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, some events hosted by our partner sites may be cancelled or rescheduled and sites may be closed until further notice. Find below a list of current event cancellations, rescheduling or changes; these changes have also been reflected in our Events calendar. Please keep in mind that this is only […]

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New Crossroads signage at Liberty Hall Museum spotlights region’s Revolutionary heritage

The story of New Jersey’s first elected governor and his country estate’s Revolutionary War heritage is now being told by an interpretive kiosk located on the grounds of Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University in Union. The kiosk was unveiled on March 12 by representatives from Liberty Hall Museum and Crossroads of the American Revolution. […]

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