Sat, Sep 05|
America's Summer Roadtrip
Historic New Bridge Landing has been selected to participate in a new national forum “America’s Summer Roadtrip.” Currently available to see.
Time & Location
Sep 05, 2020, 7:00 PM
About the Event
The Bergen County Historical Society put the 45 minute video for HNBL.
The 12 sites selected represent many different eras, geographies, and voices: Historic New Bridge Landing (River Edge, NJ) – Revolutionary War battle site & Washington headquarters The Rebecca Nurse Homestead (Salem, MA) – Home of woman convicted and executed in Salem Witch Trials Faneuil Hall (Boston) – Cradle of Liberty. The site of historic meetings, speeches, and debates for 275 years Minute Man National Park (Lexington and Concord) – Site of the first battle in the Revolutionary War National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (Cincinnati) – Abolitionist-era museum and education center dedicated to ongoing struggle for freedom and equality The Molly Brown House (Denver) – Famed Titanic survivor’s ornate Victorian-era mansion Thomas Edison National Historical Park (West Orange, NJ) – Industrial facility built by Edison in 1887 to research and develop his inventions Wright Brothers National Memorial (Kill Devil Hills, NC) – Site of the first successful, sustained, powered flights in a heavier-than-air machine American Heritage Museum (Hudson, MA) – Military history museum with extensive collection of vehicles from World War II, as well as World War I and other wars Heart Mountain Interpretive Center (Powell, WY) – WW II Japanese American confinement camp Chaco Culture National Historical Park (New Mexico) – Ruins of the largest and most advanced ancient Pueblo villages in the Southwest Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park (Near Sacramento) – Site of discovery that sparked California’s 1849 “Gold Rush.”