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)

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Red Bank Battlefield: Reliving the Revolution with Tradition and Family Fun

For most people, autumn usually means Halloween, beautiful trees, food comas, family, and experiencing the horror of mid-terms. However, autumn holds a special place in my heart as Revolutionary War reenactment season. Growing up in the northeast, I have had the luxury of experiencing a number of them. Revolutionary War reenactments are commonplace and are a … Continue reading Red Bank Battlefield: Reliving the Revolution with Tradition and Family Fun

Understanding Small Museums and Archaeology: Q&A with Jeffrey Norcross

What goes into the process of operating a small museum? Within the first month, we have already covered a few museums in our short time on this blog. From a large state-funded museum in Trenton. to the unique lighthouse of Cape May, museums contain a plethora of exciting items and unique stories to be told. These … Continue reading Understanding Small Museums and Archaeology: Q&A with Jeffrey Norcross

Historic Cape May: Victorian Sightseeing, World War II, and History on a Budget

In New Jersey, you cannot go much further south than Cape May. A long time heralded vacation spot, its beaches are one of the largest tourist attractions in the state and region. It is one of the most recognizable locations in New Jersey because of its unique architecture and history. First, I would like to … Continue reading Historic Cape May: Victorian Sightseeing, World War II, and History on a Budget

New Jersey Geography: A Story of Colonies, Pork Rolls, and Highways

New Jersey is the fourth smallest state in the United States. The little transient state is only larger than Delaware, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, all of which were also part of the original 13 Colonies. Despite its small size, New Jersey is starkly varied and has a large historical and cultural legacy. This post is focusing on … Continue reading New Jersey Geography: A Story of Colonies, Pork Rolls, and Highways