The 250th Anniversary of the American Revolution in New Jersey: 2026

Resources, Lessons, Activities, Historical Sites in NJ, and more…

The 250th anniversary of the “American Revolution” is coming in four years! Now is the time to prepare for this historic commemoration of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness!

This project was funded with a Project Grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission (2021-22) The NJHC is located at 225 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608

Directory of Videos of the Lives of Ordinary People Living During the American Revolution in New Jersey

Recent Posts:

Decision Activity: David Cooper, Burlington County, NJ, October, 1774

Decision Activity: Joel Fithian, Cumberland County, NJ, December 1774

Decision Activity: Elizabeth Beatty Fithian, Burlington County NJ, October 1776

Decision Activity: Annis Boudinot Stockton, Princeton, NJ, Mercer County, November 1776

Decision Activity: Margaret Hill Morris, Burlington County, NJ, December 1776

Decision Activity: John Hunt, Evesham, NJ, Burlington County, December 1776

Decision Activity: James Parker, Perth Amboy, NJ, Middlesex County, 1777

Decision Activity: Theodosia Ford, Morris County, NJ, January 1777

Decision Activity: Philip Freneau, Matawan, NJ, Monmouth County, 1778

Decision Activity: Samuel Allinson, Burlington County, NJ, July 1778

Decision Activity: Dr. William Leddel, Morristown, NJ, Morris County, January 1779

Decision Activity: Quamino Buccau, New Brunswick, NJ, Somerset County, 1789

Decision Activity: Samuel Sutphen, Hunterdon County, NJ, 1778, 1832

Voices of the American Revolution, A project of Smith College (20 Voices)

What a Difference Six Hours Made in My Life as a History Teacher! Hank Bitten, NJCSS Executive Director.

The Real Historians of New Jersey: How to Connect with the Past in 170 Miles Susan Soprano

Telling Our Story: Living in New Jersey Before and During the Revolution David DiCostanzo

Reflections on the 1770’s: Diaries of New Jersey Quakers Robert Ciarletta

An Educator’s Perspective on Teaching the Voices of Enslaved People in New Jersey as Part of Local History Robert Fenster

Finding Our Place in Revolutionary History by Karen Parker, Teaching Social Studies, Vol. 22, No. 2.

NJCSS Commences Grant on Living in New Jersey Before & During the American Revolution by David DiCostanzo, Vineland HS, 11/7/2021

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