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Elizabeth’s historic First Presbyterian is newest host to Crossroads-branded signage

The story of the City of Elizabeth’s deep Revolutionary War heritage is now being told by two interpretive signs located outdoors on the campus of the historic First Presbyterian Church and burial grounds on Broad Street. The signage was unveiled on Monday, November 4 by representatives from the City of Elizabeth, The Elizabeth Destination Marketing […]

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Revolution NJ and state’s heritage travel potential featured on NJTV

The tourism and economic development potential of New Jersey’s Revolutionary heritage is among the topics featured on NJTV News’ October 28, 2019 report. The segment also highlighted the logo design contest currently underway to select a visual brand for Revolution NJ. Crossroads Executive Director Janice Selinger and NJ Historical Commission Executive Director Sara Cureton shared […]

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Enjoy A Taste of History at Pomona Hall

Chef Walter Staib will appear at a special screening of the Emmy-Award winning A Taste of History on Sunday November 3 at 1:30 p.m. at the Camden County Historical Society (CCHS). This special event is hosted by CCHS and Crossroads of the American Revolution. Pomona Hall, a 1726 brick mansion operated by CCHS, recently served […]

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Design the logo for Revolution NJ!

Attention, all New Jersey graphic designers and artists! The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) and Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area seek a signature logo to embody Revolution NJ, New Jersey’s initiative to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the United States. The logo will be used across the state and nation to promote […]

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Night at Tusculum Celebrates New Jersey’s Revolutionary Heritage

Declaration of Independence signer John Witherspoon returned to his Princeton estate on September 28 as nearly 100 guests enjoyed a Night at Tusculum. Hosted by the estate’s current owners, Meredith Asplundh and Tim Gardner, the event was a celebration of New Jersey’s Revolutionary heritage, benefitting Crossroads of the American Revolution. Keeping with the theme of […]

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Fall 250th Info Session replay available

The October 2 update and information session on planning efforts for New Jersey’s commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the United States is available for viewing on YouTube. Topics covered during this session with the New Jersey Historical Commission and Crossroads include the latest on the upcoming survey of social studies curricula, the Revolutionary-era site […]

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Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Lab 2019: Exploring Collections- Aug. 5-9

Calling all history and museum-lovers for a one-week, hands on workshop- registration is open! Under the direction of a professional archaeologist, an archivist, and a published history author, participants will learn about what sorts of historical items museums collect, how we learn from them, and how we can preserve them – using actual historical materials […]

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July 24 250th Update available on YouTube

Learn the latest developments on New Jersey’s planning for the 250th anniversary of the United States. The July 24 session at the Camden County Historical Society is now available on You Tube here. Crossroads Executive Director Janice Selinger and New Jersey Historical Commission Executive Director Sara Cureton share updates on national planning, New Jersey’s site assessment […]

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