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Visit The Paterson Museum!

Discover the Silk City at the Paterson Museum!

Did you know that Paterson NJ was the first planned industrial city in the United States?  Did you know that Alexander Hamilton played a major role in establishing Paterson? Also known as the “Silk City”, Paterson NJ played a crucial role in the industrial history of our nation and state and was once home to a booming textile industry, steam locomotive manufacturers, the Wright (as in the Wright Brothers) Aeronautical Corporation, and Colt Firearms and more!… Read more...