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December 5, 2015

On Saturday Dec. 5, tour the magnificent Trent House which will be decorated for the holidays by the talented members of the Garden Club of Trenton. Decorate your own home for the holidays by purchasing beautifully designed table arrangements and decorated wreaths, created by the Garden Club of Trenton. Plus cut Christmas trees, undecorated wreaths, and loose fresh greens (winterberry and magnolia) courtesy of Kales Nursery in Princeton.

The 2-day greens sale begins Friday 12/4 from 12:30 to 5:00 and continues through Saturday.  

December 27, 2015

Hogmanay is a celebration of the New Year in Scotland, commemorated at the Trent House because of William Trent's Scottish heritage. Traditionally friends and neighbors cross the threshold any time after midnight and receive food and drink, and good luck too. Hear Patty Downey on the bagpipes, and listen to Scottish and other songs the Trent household may have enjoyed.

December 30, 2015

In the complicated world of Trenton history, there are Coxs (no “e”) and there are Coxes (with an “e”). The Trent House had a close association with both families during and after the Revolution. Patriot Colonel John Cox (1732-93), owner of the Batsto ironworks, was a Deputy Quartermaster General during the war. He owned and lived at the Trent House from 1778 until 1782. William Coxe (1723-1801) and his son, Daniel W.


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