The Municipal Building


Old Stacy Mill, enlarged and improved by William Trent, as it appeared in 1848, dilapidated by fire and flood


Bloomsbury Court, South Warren Street, built by William Trent, circa 1719


Hunterdon County Court House, circa 1730. South Warren Street


The “Hermitage” on the River Road. Home of General Philemon Dickinson. 1776


The Postoffice about 1776, southeast corner of Second and King (State and Warren) Streets


House of Abraham Hunt, northwest corner of Second and King (State and Warren) Streets, where Colonel Rall was entertained on Christmas night 1776


The house of Stacy Potts, west side of King (North Warren) Street. Headquarters of the Hessian commander, Colonel Rall, during the occupation of Trenton, December 1776


House of Major John Barnes, Queen (South Broad) Street, used as his headquarters by General George Washington, December 30-31, 1776, and January 1, 1777


Crossing the Delaware, Christmas night, 1776


The Continentals marching on Trenton in the early morning, December 26, 1776


Colonel Rall dining at the home of Abraham Hunt, Chrismas night, 1776


The attack on Trenton, December 26, 1776


The Old Barracks, where the Hessian Yagers were quatered at the time of the Battle of Trenton


The opening of the Battle of Trenton at the “Five Points,” December 26, 1776. From a painting by William E.Pedrick


The second Battle of Trenton. Repulse of the British at the Assunpink bridge, January 2, 1777


The Trenton Battle Monument at the “Five Points.” Dedicated 1893


French Arms Tavern, 1730-1837, southwest corner of State and Warren Streets


General Washington’s reception by the citizens of Trenton, April 21, 1789, on his way to New York to be inaugurated as first Presidest of the United States


Facsimile of Washington’s letter to the ladies of Trenton


First State House, built 1794, West State Street. Present Capitol occupies same site


John Fitch’s steamboat, the first steam vehicle employed in the business of transportation


First bridge over the Delaware River, 1806. Site of present lower bridge


The Old Barracks, built 1758-59, South Willow Street


The Douglass House council of war, January 2, 1777


Seal of the City of Trenton


Old City Hall, built 1837, northeast corner of State and Broad Streets


Friends’ Meeting House, corer of East Hanover and Montgomery Streets, built 1739


Burial plot of Samuel Tucker and others. Old Hopewell Episcopal churchyard. From a sketch made in 1916


St. Michael’s Church, North Warren Street, as it appears today. Original building erected 1747-48


Original building of the First Presbyterian Church, 1726-1804. Near the site of the present building


“Greene Street” (First) M.E. Church, built 1838, ,South Broad Street. Present church occupies same site


First Baptist Church, built 1860, Centre Street. Previous buildings occupied same site


First Roman Catholic Church, “Chapel of St. John the Baptist,” built 1814, Market and Lamberton Streets


St. Francis’ Roman Catholic Church, Front Street


St. Francis’, Chambers Street and Hamilton Avenue, Trenton’s first hospital, as it appeared in 1874






The New Senior High School


Taylor and Speeler’s pottery, circa 1852


Original Roebling wire mill, 1848


Trenton Banking Company’s present building, built 1919. On the site of Abraham Hunt’s house


Doorway, Old State Bank, built 1813. Warren and Bank Streets


Main entrance of the Broad Street Bank, on the southwest corner of State and Montgomery Streets


First Mercer County Court House, built 1839, South Broad Street. Present building occupies same site


“The Cottages” and Commons in the ‘40’s


“Fort Rawnsley” Hotel, recruiting station for the Mexican War, still standing at the junction of Warren and Lamberton Streets


“When Johnnie comes marching home”


First common school building, 1753-1838. On site of present First Presbyterian Church


The Trenton Academy, built 1782, Academy Street. The site is a part of the grounds of the Free Public Library


Junior High School No. 3. Built 1924


Free Public Library, built 1902, Academy Street


The New-Jersey Gazette: facsimile of heading of Trenton’s first newspaper


One of “The Cottages,” East State Street


Ernest Volk and Dr. C. C. Abbott, exploring for relics of early man in the Delaware River Valley


Famous scene in old Taylor Opera House, when General George B. McClellan at the Democratic State Convention of 1877 was nominated for governor by acclamation


Inter-State Fair grounds, in early days


Skating on the Assunpink, seen from South Broad Street, 1868


First Masonic Temple, built 1793, South Willow Street


Present Masonic Temple, built 1928, South Willow Street


Stacy-Trent Hotel, built 1921. West State and Willow Streets


School of Industrial Arts, built 1911. West State and South Willow Streets. Gift of Henry C. Kelsey


Trenton Trust Company building, built 1925. West State Street and Chancery Lane


The proposed First-Mechanics National Bank Building








Mahlon Stacy’s lands at the Falls of the Delaware. Platted by John T. Temple


Site of Trenton in 1714; copied from Basse’s Book of Surveys


Map of Trenton about 1776. Drawn by C. W. Stead, 1926


Map of the City of Trenton showing territorial growth, 1792-1928. Prepared by Joseph E. English, City Engineer


Map, showing location of early churches in Hopewell and Maidenhead townships


Layout of buildings and grounds of the Municipal Colony of the City of Trenton




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