Tag Archives: new jersey museums

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...

Visit the Millville Army Air Field Museum – Things To Do In New Jersey

Millville NJ Aviation Museum
Preserves Local History

New Jersey is home to a number of excellent aviation museums and, while on one of our South Jersey road trips, my family and I recently had the opportunity to visit one of them – the Millville Army Air Field Museum.

The Millville Army Air Field was dedicated in 1941 as “America’s First Defense Airport.” Ten thousand men and women served here during World War II with 1,500 pilots receiving advanced gunnery training in P-47 Thunderbolt and P-40 Warhawk fighter planes.… Read more...