Patriots Week Trenton NJ Capitol Complex Old Barracks Events.

December 26 – December 31 The Old Barracks will host the following events:
Wednesday, December 26:

12 PM & 2 PM | Musket Demonstrations – Included in Admission

2:30 PM |Lecture: “Barracks. School. Brothel. Museum. The Life of 104 West Front Street”

Thursday, December 27:

12 PM & 2 PM | Musket Demonstrations – Included in Admission

1 PM |Lecture: “The British Army in North America 1768-1783”

Friday, December 28:

12 PM & 2 PM | Musket Demonstrations – Included in Admission

12 PM | Lecture: ‘Leveling all Distinctions’: The Philadelphia Associators and the Making of Revolution”

1:30 PM | Lecture: “Black Marbleheaders on The Delaware” & “We Were There: African Americans at The Battle of Trenton

3 PM | Lecture: “John Honeyman, Washingtons’s Spy: Unsung Hero or Urban Legend?”

7-10 PM Colonial Ball at the Historic Trenton Masonic Temple Tickets still available – buy yours online before they sell out!


Saturday, December 29: 11 AM First Battle of Trenton Reenactment

Trenton, NJ: Continental Army Re-enactors fire at the British Saturday Dec. 29, 2001 during second battle of Trenton at Mill Hill Park. 225th anniversary. Stanley Brick photo

12 PM & 2 PM “The Trouble with Trenton” Interactive Puppet Show

3 PM The Second Battle of Trenton Reenactment

4 PM | Assunpink Firewalk – Join us in Mill Hill Park for a dramatic reading of Thomas Paine’s “The American Crisis” while Continental Soldiers light 13 fires along the Assunpink Creek!