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Why Not Celebrate All Weekend?

Thomas Edison State University's 2019 Commencement was held on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J.

Graduation is a special time. It is the celebration of personal achievement. We hope you are planning to join us in Trenton for what will be a great day and want to give you a number of good reasons why you might want to consider making it a great weekend.

We look forward to seeing you to celebrate your new beginning and to explore Trenton’s historic past.

For your convenience, we include the following information for these sites:

The Trenton Visitor's Center
102 Barrack St., across the street from the War Memorial at the corner of Lafayette and Barrack streets.
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
The State House
125 W. State St.
Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.;
First and third Saturday of each month, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.;
Closed Sunday and state holidays.
Tours are free and run every hour on the hour.
Website: https://njstatehousetours.org/tour/
The Old Barracks Museum
101 Barrack St., adjacent to the University on Barrack Street.
Open Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $10, adults; $8, seniors and students (age 6 and above) with ID; free for children (age 5 and under).
Website: www.barracks.org/
The 1719 William Trent House Museum
15 Market St., across from the Hughes Justice Complex.
Open Wednesday – Sunday, 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed holidays.
Admission: $5, adults; $4, students, seniors and children (age 12 and under).
Website: www.williamtrenthouse.org
New Jersey State Museum
Main Museum Building and Auditorium Galleries
205 W. State St.
Open Tuesday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.,
Sunday Noon – 4 p.m. Closed Mondays and state holidays.
Website: statemuseum.nj.gov/
Grounds for Sculpture
Main Museum Building and Auditorium Galleries
80 Sculptors Way
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Open Tuesday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.,
Friday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.,
Website: www.groundsforsculpture.org/

Colleen Schenk, BA

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