Historic Sites & Memorials

Autumn Foliage: Best Places to See Fall Leaves in New Jersey

The brilliant transformation of New Jersey's lush green summer landscape to the vibrant hues of copper, orange and deep crimson happens each fall as the state begins its transition into winter.

Emlen Physick Estate

Historic Home Tours to Take This Holiday Season

Get in the holly-jolly spirit this holiday season while experiencing the beauty of New Jersey’s historic districts and storied mansions when you go on special holiday décor home tours.​

State Park Profile: Allaire

There are state parks, and then there is Allaire, where you can explore the Garden State’s history along with an intr

Blast From the Past

If you’re looking to experience some fascinating history on your next vacation, you’ve come to the right place.

U.S. World War I Centennial: Museums & Events

On April 6, 1917, the United States changed forever. President Woodrow Wilson declared war on Germany, sending the country into battle to join its allies.

Battle of Trenton

The German Hessian troops had occupied Trenton since December 14, 1776, while Gen.

Experience Historic New Jersey

In December 1776, the prospects for liberty were bleak for American troops fighting in the Revolutionary War.

From Battlefields to Lighthouses…Discover New Jersey’s Rich History & Heritage

By the time our forefathers signed the Declaration of Independence, New Jersey had already played host to some of our nation’s proudest moments.

Pursue life and liberty, see battlefields and battleships—all in New Jersey.

Here’s a fun fact for history buffs: more Revolutionary War battles were fought in New Jersey than in any other state!

Unique History Museums

All around New Jersey are historical attractions, fascinating historical museums and poignant sites in American history.

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