Trenton Featured in Smithsonian Associates’ “Revolutionary Road Trip”

Trenton Featured in Smithsonian Associates’ “Revolutionary Road Trip”

This evening, January 18th, Trenton will be featured in the Smithsonian Associates’ “Revolutionary Road Trip”, an informative program taking you through some of the nation’s most fascinating Revolutionary sites. From Charleston, South Carolina, to right here in New Jersey’s Capital City, viewers will have the chance to hit the road and learn more about the Revolutionary War’s most critical sites. PBS television host Darley Newman and a panel of four travel and history experts will guide you through historic sites, battlefields, and delightful destinations for food and drinks as they share hidden gems and seldom-told stories about the American Revolution. This panel features a fascinating group of experts, include:

  • Carrie Fellows, Executive Director of Crossroads of the American Revolution
  • David Duncan, President of the American Battlefield Trust
  • Rita D. McClenny, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Virginia Tourism Corporation
  • Lauren Roberts, Saratoga County Historian
Darley Newman, host of “Revolutionary Road Trip”

This dynamic evening of education and fun allows viewers to delve into the American Revolution like never before, uncovering the sites and secrets of the nation’s founding. From Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail in Virginia to destinations all over New Jersey, this program will leave you inspired to plan a revolutionary road trip of your own. Trenton will be featured for its significance in the “Ten Crucial Days”, which included the Battle of Trenton and the Battle of Princeton. It is at this time that the tides of the Revolution turned, leading our American troops to their eventual victory. A brilliant journey from start to finish, this program will no doubt put Trenton on the map for countless viewers throughout the country.

If you’re interested in attending, but aren’t local to the Washington DC area, not to worry! You can tune into this engaging program from anywhere in the world. For online attendees, the event will take place from 6:45pm to 8:15pm. The cost of registration is $20 for members of the Smithsonian and $25 for non-members. You can purchase your tickets now on the Smithsonian Associates website, linked here: Tickets – Revolutionary Road Trip. If you have any questions or would like any assistance with the ticketing process, please contact the Smithsonian Associates team at or (202) 633-3030 for additional details.

Whether you’re attending live in Washington or from the comfort of your own home, this program will leave you itching to hit the road in no time. Don’t miss the chance to see Trenton shine on the national stage, be sure to snag your tickets for the road trip of a lifetime!

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