Featured Artifacts from the Museum’s Permanent Collection

Cultural Artifact: Victory Horns, Parade Horns And Suffragettes

Posted on May 2, 2016 in Education, Featured Artifacts from the Museum's Permanent Collection, Industrial and Cultural Artifacts

Cultural Artifact: Victory Horns, Parade Horns And Suffragettes

Featured Artifact

Suffragette Horn

Circa: Early 20th Century

Tin, with paint decor

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Historical Artifact: Plaque Commemorating Rall’s Fall

Posted on Jan 14, 2016 in Education, Featured Artifacts from the Museum's Permanent Collection, Industrial and Cultural Artifacts

Historical Artifact: Plaque Commemorating Rall’s Fall

    Commemorative Plaque Bronze 24 inches high x 18 inches wide (61 x 46 cm)     This bronze plaque was erected by the¬† Trenton High School class of 1905 almost 125 years after the December 26, 1776 event that it commemorates. It marked the spot at which Colonel Johann Gottlieb Rall was mortally wounded¬† near the corner of Broad Street (then called Queen Street, or Bridge Street) and what is now Academy Street, across the street from the Mercer County Community College James Kerney Campus. The building to which the plaque was affixed has been since torn down. Colonel...

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