Monday, June 3, 2024

History Pinned! Visit all five New Jersey sites



The League of Historical Societies of New Jersey --



The League of Historical Societies now has a Facebook Group Page. We encourage our members and friends to join. Here's the link  


June 1 through July 31st -- statewide


Explore New Jersey, Discover the Past, and Find Your Civic Superpower with History Pinned!


The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is excited to team up with RevolutionNJ for the 2024 History Pinned program! Visit us between June 1st – July 31st, to collect a unique pin featuring our civic superpower. If you travel to the other four participating sites by July 31st, you’ll win a special History Hero badge!

History Pinned 2024 Sites are the Alice Paul Institute, the American Labor Museum, the Hoboken Historical Museum, the New Jersey State Museum and the T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center. Get started at

In 2026, New Jersey, like much of the U.S., will commemorate the 250th Anniversary of the founding of the United States of America through events, programs, and ceremonies. RevolutionNJ is New Jersey’s official organization charged with planning and promoting our state’s commemoration. Learn more:


RevolutionNJ invites you to explore New Jersey’s past this Civic Season through the History Pinned program.

From June 1st – July 31st, five historic sites with connections to New Jersey’s civic history will be handing out unique History Pinned pin-backed buttons. Collective all five and win a prize!

2024 History Pinned Sites:

·     Alice Paul Institute

·     American Labor Museum/Botto House

·     Hoboken Historical Museum

·     New Jersey State Museum

·     T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center



The pin-backed buttons and History Pinned booklets will be available at each location. To receive your button, look for the History Pinned sign at the welcome desk or ask museum staff for assistance. Supplies are limited and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

To receive your prize, collect a button from each of the five sites. Then fill out the History Pinned Prize Form or tag a photo of yourself with your completed History Pinned booklet @revolutionnj on Instagram.

History Pinned Map

Please check visiting hours before traveling to each site as summer hours can differ.

Civic Season is a new tradition for self-discovery and civic upskilling, co-created by Gen Z and cultural institutions. This summer, discover your story and how you'll power our democracy, aided by a vast array of credible, relevant sources. Civic Season is the flagship program from Made By Us, a network of hundreds of museums, historic sites, libraries and archives unleashing access to history for younger generations who have the most at stake.


Alice Paul Institute, Thursday, Friday: Open for individual and group tours from 12 – 6 PM. Saturday: Open for individual and group tours from 10 AM – 3 PM. 128 Hooton Rd, Mt Laurel Township, NJ 08054


The Botto House National Landmark, home of the American Labor Museum, 83 Norwood Street in Haledon, NJ. Monday through Friday, 9AM-5PM. The museum is open to visitors Wed-Sat, 1-4PM and by appointment; 973-595-7953, email or visit


Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson St. Hoboken, New Jersey. Our hours are: Tuesdays – Thursdays, 2 – 7 pm, Fridays 1 – 5 pm, Saturdays – Sundays 12 – 5 pm. We are closed on Mondays.


T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center, 94 Drs. James Parker Blvd., Red Bank, NJ 07701; 732.383.5483; Open to the Public 1pm-5 pm (Sat. Sun) with the exception of special events. 


New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608. Tuesday – Sunday: 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Galleries begin closing at 4:30 p.m.