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Wednesday, April 14, 2010


Thanks to Patricia Millen, Curator at the Roebling Museum for this press release which will be of interest to those interested in Trenton history:

For Immediate Release

April 12, 2010

Contact: Patricia Millen

Roebling Museum


E-mail: patricia.millen@

Roebling Museum to Host Roebling Heritage in Trenton Tours

Fundraising bus tour to view Roebling sites in Trenton and Roebling

Roebling, Florence Township, NJ

Join historians and docents on Saturday, May 8 at sites in Trenton and Roebling relating to the legacy of John A. Roebling and the Roebling Sons’ Company. Visitors will view the Roebling collections at the Trenton City Museum, the statue of John A. Roebling in Cadwalader Park and admire the Roebling stained glass windows and iconography at the Trinity Cathedral. Bus riders will tour by the sites of the former Roebling family homes in Trenton and the sites of the historic mills; with a final stop at Riverview cemetery to view the Roebling graves.

Tours leave from the Roebling Museum in Roebling promptly at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. Tours last approximately two and one half hours. Tickets include entrance to the Roebling Museum and a walking tour brochure of the National historic landmark Village of Roebling. Snacks and water for the bus riders is provided. Price is $30 per seat; $25 for members of the Roebling or Trenton City Museum. (Not recommended for children under 12) Advanced reservations strongly suggested by calling to reserve your seat; remaining tickets will be sold the day of the trip based upon availability.

The Roebling Museum is dedicated to telling the story of John A. Roebling’s Sons Company located in Roebling and Trenton, the village of Roebling and the innovations and technological achievements of the family that changed the industrialized world.

The museum is located on 100 Second Avenue in Roebling. Parking is available at the back of the museum at 1495 Hornberger Avenue beyond the Light Rail Station. Visitors may take the Light Rail; the museum is a short walk from the Roebling stop. For more information call the museum offices at 609-499-7200—and visit the WEB site @

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