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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 legend persists that Trent was poisoned by a disgruntled slave. Strong ties to America’s History The home […]

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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 words provide a unique glimpse of the people and early times in New Jersey Guarded […]

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The Eastern Shore of Virginia & Maryland holds many secrets about American history

Inspired by true events, Col. John Washington (ancestor of President George Washington), Randall Revell, Tom Cottingham, and Edmund Beauchamp ward off Indian attacks and conquer the wilds of Maryland’s Eastern shore in 17th century colonial America in this historical novel, FreeHearts. This is the third book in the Tapestry of Love Series by Donna R. Causey. […]

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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 its excerpts and transcriptions from a the book -Transcription from Historic Houses of New Jersey […]