Historic Sites & Memorials

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.

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.

Cape May Capturing Romance

Cape May's beaches have been one of the city's main visitor attractions for over 200 years. No matter the season, Cape May is a destination that always captures the romance.

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