Historic Sites & Memorials

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.

History Books Are Nice…But New Jersey Brings the Past to Life!

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

The History of New Jersey

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 Movies: Starring the Garden State

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.

New Jersey’s Rich Tourism History, Since 1680

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.

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