Walking Through History at Ellarslie and Downtown

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Talk and Tour with Karl Flesch and David Bosted

Junior No. 1 in 1996; photo by Gail Robinson

Exhibit Walk-Throughs with Karl Flesch and David Bosted

  • 30-minute talks at 1:30, 2, 2:30, and 3 pm
  • Curator Karl Flesch and Urban Planner David Bosted will alternate talks
  • To attend any of the museum talks, sign up within the associated hour slot HERE
  • No charge (donations are always welcome)
  • Masks required in museum

Learn more about the fascinating history and stories surrounding Junior No. 1, the first Junior High School in the east.

Building on West State St. designed by William A. Poland

10 am
David Bosted Presents:
William Poland, The Greatest Trenton Architect You’ve Never Heard Of

Urban Planner David Bosted, joined by On the Forefront Curator Karl Flesch, will lead a walk along State St. to Montgomery St. to view five buildings and the sites of three others designed by Poland. Closing out the walking tour we’ll take a short drive to Junior No. 1 to view the school’s outdoor architecture.

  • Limit 25 participants
  • $10 donation per person requested
  • Park on West State St. near the New Jersey State Library and Museum
  • Please wear your mask
  • Rain date November 1 at 10 am