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Old Barracks Museum Jesse Russell

Old Barracks Museum

Jesse Russell

Published March 14th 2012
ISBN : 9785512410868
Paperback
102 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Old Barracks Museum, also known as Old Barracks, in Trenton, New Jersey, are the only remaining colonial barracks in New Jersey. It is the last of five such barracks authorized by the colony in 1758 toMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Old Barracks Museum, also known as Old Barracks, in Trenton, New Jersey, are the only remaining colonial barracks in New Jersey. It is the last of five such barracks authorized by the colony in 1758 to house soldiers in the French and Indian War. It housed about 300 soldiers at a time. During the American Revolution, George Washington crossed the Delaware River to catch the Hessian garrison by surprise.