Update: The Suitcase is in the Trash, but I Found a Handbook Inside

Welcome back! Some of you noticed that I released a new post this past Saturday, the first one in a long time. I thank you all for the early support! It means a lot to know that some of you who supported me before have been waiting patiently for new material. I hope to continue … Continue reading Update: The Suitcase is in the Trash, but I Found a Handbook Inside

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The Old Barracks Museum: Military History at the Heart of the Garden State

Last year, I wrote on this site about some of Trenton’s historical offerings. It proved to be one of my most popular posts. Trenton is still very important to me in my daily life. I have had a long-term internship there for the past year, so I find myself walking in the city often, seeing … Continue reading The Old Barracks Museum: Military History at the Heart of the Garden State

The City of Burlington: Touring the Streets Full of History and Tradition (Video)

For my final main blog post of this year, I wanted to go back to the style of posts I began this project with. Similar to my Trenton and Cape May posts, today I will be spotlighting the city of Burlington. I explored the town last week, sightseeing some of its historical offerings, and meeting … Continue reading The City of Burlington: Touring the Streets Full of History and Tradition (Video)

New Bridge Landing: 240th Anniversary Revolutionary War Reenactment Celebration (Video)

On Sunday, November 20th, 2016, the Bergen County Historical Society celebrated the 240th anniversary of the Battle of New Bridge. The celebration included a Revolutionary War reenactment along with various festivities and tours of the site. The battle of New Bridge Landing was a pivotal Revolutionary War battle that took place on November 20th, 1776. … Continue reading New Bridge Landing: 240th Anniversary Revolutionary War Reenactment Celebration (Video)

New Jersey and World War 1: Looking Ahead at the World War 1 Centennial Project

Last week, I spoke with Mrs. Sara Cureton of the New Jersey Historical Commission. One of the projects the commission will be undertaking is working with the World War 1 Centennial Commission. During my interview with Mrs. Cureton, we talked in detail about WW1 and it’s importance to New Jersey. I would like to take … Continue reading New Jersey and World War 1: Looking Ahead at the World War 1 Centennial Project

NJ Historical Commission’s Sara Cureton: Understanding the Challenges and Innovations in Public History (Audio)

The New Jersey Historical Commission is one of the divisions in the state government set aside to preserve the history and cultural legacy throughout the state. One of its primary goals is to enhance the preservation and interpretation of state history. This week, I ventured back to Trenton to interview the Director of the commission, Sara … Continue reading NJ Historical Commission’s Sara Cureton: Understanding the Challenges and Innovations in Public History (Audio)

The Historian Journalist: New York History Blog’s John Warren

As you may already know, I am from North Jersey. Since I live and travel into New York so frequently, I follow the New York History Blog. This blog has tasked itself with not only retelling New York history, but to be a platform and database for those looking for historical sites, or events throughout … Continue reading The Historian Journalist: New York History Blog’s John Warren