Free with Admission
Living History: Hessian Takeover
Late on the night of Christmas Day, 1776, Washington’s army crossed the Delaware and went on to attack Trenton, New Jersey. Alexander Hamilton's artillery company played a crucial role in capturing the Hessian garrison of Trenton. But who were these strange German soldiers who fought with the British? Meet costumed living history interpreters portraying Hessians and visit a Museum educator in the galleries that highlight objects and stories from these winter battles.