Can you say, "Demisemiseptcentennial or quartoseptcentennial? Well if you can't, it is quite understandable. If a centennial is 100 years and other familiar "centennials" are easily recognized, how do we represent 175 years? The answer lies in the above tonque twister terms. Bottom line: Mercer County celebrates its 175th anniversary in this year of 2013. I will be posting Mercer County related material on this website during the celebratory year. Hopefully, these posts will survive the ages and be available to future generations.
Below are only a few of the numerous articles in the "JEWISH" folder in the Hamilton Township Public Library Local History Collection. Note that each graphic must be clicked in order to be enlarged. There are numerous files in the "JEWISH" folder that are later than those in the above graphic. There are a few articles on the YMHA, Brith Shalom, Anti-Jewish matters, and other related subjects, more to come as they are uncovered. Unfortunately, digital slide shows do not allow for oversized articles on an individual slide due to the fact that each article has to be reduced in size to accommodate the individual slide. Our Jewish residents have a splendid historical heritage in our local Trenton-Mercer County area. These articles and those to come are sure to be of interest to those of our visitors are of the Jewish faith and are interested in its origins in Trenton and the Mercer County area.