TCNJ Magazine - Spring 2017

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6 SPRING 2017 Forget TripAdvisor and Yelp. TCNJ Magazine offers fresh and local alternatives to the same old summer. Pick one — or put them all on your calendar. —Renée Olson P R A I R I E historical summer Binge on the American Revolution. Philadelphia's new Museum of the American Revolution — with choice items ranging from fragments of the King George III statue that once stood in New York City's Bowling Green to George Washington's luggage — has all the markings of a summer family road trip. So do these pivotal New Jersey war sites. How many have you visited? ❏ Fort Lee Historic Park (Fort Lee) ❏ Iron Works Park (Mount Holly) ❏ Washington Crossing State Park (Titusville) ❏ Old Barracks Museum (Trenton) ❏ Princeton Battlefield State Park (Princeton) ❏ Princeton University (Princeton) 3-second quiz Q . At what New Jersey site did Alexander Hamilton's artillery force the British to surrender? A. The British used Princeton's Nassau Hall as a barracks and jail until Captain Hamilton pushed them out. 1

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