Feb 25, 2009

Three Centuries of Black Soldiers

The Black History Month Committee of
the Trenton Historical Society


The Old Barracks Museum


Three Centuries of Black Soldiers

Come hear the living history of America’s Black Warriors bought to life by the veterans themselves and dedicated reenactors. View the photos, see the artifacts and talk to the storytellers of America’s Black Men and Women at War. A wonderful educational experience for the whole family. See Black History Come to life.

  • The 1st Rhode Island Regiment Revolutionary War reenactors with Musicians led by Drum Sergeant Major Gyasi Mann
  • Oh Freedom NJ DEP exhibit focusing on New Jersey’s Black Colonial and Loyalist soldiers in the Revolution
  • Black Marines in The War of 1812Presented by Certified Historical Interpreter – Byron Childress
  • The 6th Regiment United States Colored Troops Reenactors Inc. Recreate the lives of Black Soldiers in the Civil War with 1st Sergeant Frederic L. Minus 
  • Trenton’s Mitchell Davis in The Great War Display and lecture sponsored by the Mitchell Davis VFW Post of Trenton NJ
  • The 5th Platoon WWII  Reenactors Featuring the collections of Art Collins Platoon leader
  • Tuskeegee Airmen DisplayPhotos and literature regarding Trenton’s Tuskeegee airman – Dr. Leslie Hayling
  • The Buffalo Soldiers in Korea. The Living history of a Korean War Veteran Bob Groce of the25th infantry Division
Saturday, February 28th 2009, 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Trenton’s Old Barracks Museum101 Barracks Street, Trenton NJ
(609) 396-1776

Feb 23, 2009

Appearance on Local Broadcast

Tuesday Feb. 24th at 6:00 pm, Members of the 6th Regiment USCT will be guests on WIMG 1300 AM  Trenton Talks. program. You can listen online or watch the simulcast on WZBN TV-25.

Feb 7, 2009

New York Historical Society Appearance

Today, the 6th USCT appeared at the NHYS for Living History Day. Living History Days is running through March during the Grant and Lee in War and Peace Exhibit. Various reenactment units participate in this event bringing their displays and interact with visitors to the exhibit. Cadets were posted at the entrance to greet visitors. The musicians played selections to attract passer-bys.

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Feb 1, 2009

Upcoming Events

We're out of winter barracks and gearing up for Black History Month.
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February 7. Living History at the New York Historical Society

February 8. The 6th Regiment USCT will Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of USCT Room in the Civil War and Native American Museum.

[Invitation] USCT Exhibit Room 10th Anniverary @ Sun Feb 8 12:00 – 16:00

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USCT Exhibit Room 10th Anniverary

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