For more than a century, Evacuation Day was celebrated each Nov. 25, marking the day British troops left New York City through the Battery in 1783. It was one of the city’s biggest holidays.
History buffs, listen up. We know Philadelphia and Boston often hog the historical spotlight when it comes to the Revolutionary War, but New York City has its share of significant sites. Honor the fallen and contemplate democracy by paying a visit to one of them.
Much of America’s story was forged on domestic battlefields. Honor those who died for our freedom with a wartime heritage site visit.
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Sen. Frank Lautenberg is praising the Navy for its plans to name a new ship after New Jersey’s capital city.
A dangerous and historic discovery was made in Central Park on Friday afternoon. Parks workers came upon a live cannon ball, loaded in a cannon that is getting refurbished.
Some of the historic spots that would benefit from the funding include George Washington’s camp in Morristown and the British campground in Middletown.
Tuesday marks the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and Rudy Giuliani, who was mayor of New York at the time, says we have to remain vigilant.
Some of New Jersey’s historic sites are on the verge of withering away. So a group has come up with a list to draw attention to them, WCBS 880′s Levon Putney reported.
Stories From Main Street: Rockland Boy Restoring Historic Monsey Cemetery As Part Of Eagle Scout Project
Brian Negrin’s Eagle Scout project shows respect for those who came long before he did.
It’s the oldest working city hall in the United States and all of that work and the passage of time have taken their toll.
The 58th annual re-enactment of Washington’s daring Christmas 1776 crossing of the river — the trek that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War — was staged Saturday on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey border.