The New Jersey State House is the capitol building of the New Jersey and is the third-oldest state house in continuous legislative use in the United States. You can tour the building in person, Monday—Friday, during specified hours, or online 24 hours a day. The State House Tour Office provides the tours for free, by reservation. Guides explain the site’s history, art and architecture, and the legislative process.More INfo →
The New Jersey State Library, an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, is an amazing research library whose mission is to serve the state government. It has the largest public law library in the state and a genealogy collection that offers important research for anyone looking to trace their family history.More INfo →
The Trenton Free Public Library is the oldest library in New Jersey, founded in 1750 as the Trenton Library Company by Dr. Thomas Cadwalader. Benjamin Franklin is said to have purchased the library’s first 50 books. Originally a subscription library, it became incorporated as a free public library as it is known today in 1900 with Ferdinand W. Roebling serving as its first Board President.More INfo →
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