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Designed by Jonathan Doane, the original building was constructed in 1792, shortly after New Jersey became the third state to ratify the new Constitution. The state legislature voted to establish Trenton as the permanent capitol, and construction of the State House began. Despite the many structural changes and additions, parts of the original State House are still in use as the Governors private chambers, making New Jerseys capitol the second oldest in continuous use.

Location: P.O. Box 068, State House Annex, Trenton New Jersey 08625 Telephone 609-633-2709 Toll Free: 800-792-8630

Other History nearby:
(Philadelphia) American Swedish Historical Museum
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(Philadelphia) B Free Franklin Post Office & Museum
(Princeton) Bainbridge House
(Barnegat) Barnegat Historical Society Heritage
(Elizabeth) Belcher-Ogden Mansion

05/30 Coming to The Trenton area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 You can claim Dover, Delaware, the capital city of the First State, as your state capital during the 80th anniversary celebration of the Dover Days Festival!.
Maryland Faerie Festival Darlington MD May10-12 The Maryland Faerie Festival celebrates the Faeries in an atmosphere and with entertainment inspired by Faerie folklore and literature.