LATEST FROM JOURNEY THROUGH JERSEY BLOG
PET-FRIENDLY JOURNEYS June 30, 2023
Take a walk-through New Jersey history with your four-legged friend. Pack your walking shoes and explore these pet-friendly attractions throughout the Garden State.
Branch Brook Park
Branch Brook Park is the largest park in the city of Newark and the first county park to be opened for public use in the United States. The original Romantic design was altered in 1900 when renowned architect Frederick Law Olmsted Sr...
PRESERVATION IN NJ: SUPPORTING OUR STATE’S HERITAGE & COMMUNITIES May 04, 2023
May is National Historic Preservation Month, and New Jersey has a long history of significant efforts to ensure that the state’s heritage is preserved for generations to come. In fact, the state was at the forefront of preservation with major decisions and acquisitions being made as early as the nineteenth century. More formally, however, New Jersey’s progress in historic preservation can be observed through legislation, incentive programs, and community-focused efforts...
THE ARMED FORCES HERITAGE MUSEUM COMES TO BURLINGTON, NEW JERSEY April 10, 2023
Military History Lives Here The Armed Forces Heritage Museum (AFHM) is an all-volunteer non-profit organization whose mission is to, “Preserve, honor, and educate the public on the history of the military in New Jersey and the neighboring regions.”
The Armed Forces Heritage Museum recently opened its headquarters location at the Captain James Lawrence House, 459 High Street, Burlington, NJ. It is on the campus of the Burlington County Historical ...
1933-2023: MORRISTOWN NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK CELEBRATES ITS 90TH ANNIVERSARY March 29, 2023
Morristown National Historical Park (MNHP) turns 90 years old this year! To celebrate this momentous anniversary, the park kicked off its yearlong celebration with an opening ceremony on Saturday, March 4. The event featured an address by Morristown National Historical Park’s Chief of Cultural Resources, a ribbon cutting, and the very pen that President Hoover used to sign the Park’s enabling legislation in March of 1933!
Morristown National His...
WORLD THEATRE DAY – MARCH 27TH: GROWING STAGE AT THE HISTORIC PALACE THEATRE March 27, 2023
March 27th is World Theatre Day! Since 1962, the International Theatre Institute and theatre communities across the world have celebrated World Theatre Day to honor the value of performing arts and its ability to reach across cultures and international lines.
To acknowledge World Theatre Day, Journey Through Jersey wishes to recognize the Growing Stage at the Historic Palace Theatre. Built in 1919, the historic Palace Theatre became the “center of enterta...