The German Hessian troops had occupied Trenton since December 14, 1776, while Gen.
In December 1776, the prospects for liberty were bleak for American troops fighting in the Revolutionary War.
By the time our forefathers signed the Declaration of Independence, New Jersey had already played host to some of our nation’s proudest moments.
Here’s a fun fact for history buffs: more Revolutionary War battles were fought in New Jersey than in any other state!
All around New Jersey are historical attractions, fascinating historical museums and poignant sites in American history.
New Jersey has a long and distinguished history that dates back far before the American Revolution in which the state played a pivotal role.
New Jersey has played a supporting role in hundreds of movies, so fans of nearly every film genre can scout familiar locations while exploring the Garden State.
For more than three centuries, tourism in New Jersey has been ever expanding and drawing visitors to the near endless array of attractions and destinations that will please almost any interest.