Tag: Revolutionary War

President Washington & the Circle of Brilliants celebrated the 1st Anniversary of the French Alliance in this house

*Note: Some of the language below may be a little antiquated because its excerpts and transcriptions from a the book -Transcription from Historic Houses of New Jersey By Weymer Jay Mills .J. B. Lippincott Company – written in 1902 = … Read More

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Did you know that the Ford Mansion stands close to Mt. Vernon in historic importance. [Great pictures, film and story]

The house best known in Morristown, and to all students of history throughout the State of New Jersery and country at large, is the carefully preserved Ford Mansion. *Note: Some of the language below may be a little antiquated because … Read More

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President Washington – farewell address – Engines by which cunning men may subvert the power of the people

Farewell Address of President George Washington Part III (The address was printed in Philadelphia’s American Daily Advertiser on September 19, 1796) (See all parts currently published of this historic speech) There will always be reason to distrust the patriotism of … Read More

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Have you ever visited the oldest house in New Jersey, the Trent House? It has a history tied to America’s founding days

The home of the man who Trenton, New Jersey is named after is still standing and many people have never visited it. The home was built in 1719 as a summer home for William Trent. He died on Christmas Day, 1724, and a … Read More

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Mount Pleasant Hall, Freneau, New Jersey -President James Madison wooed in vain the sister of Philip Freneau, the poet of the Revolution

*Note: Some of the language below may be a little antiquated because its excerpts and transcriptions from a the book  -Transcription from Historic Houses of New Jersey By Weymer Jay Mills .J. B. Lippincott Company – written in  1902 = The original … Read More

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