The National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey, Inc. is a 501c(3) organization. The NGMMNJ, Inc. accepts tax deductible monetary contributions.
A donation can be made by check made payable to: The National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey, Inc.
Mail checks to:
National Guard Armory
Attention: NGMMNJ Treasurer
151 Eggerts Crossing Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-2805
Please contact us at (732) 974-5966 if you have any questions.
May 26, 1668
The first New Jersey Assembly met in Elizabethtown, with fourteen members from East New Jersey and two from West New Jersey. During a five day session, the body passed militia legislation requiring men between the ages of sixteen and sixty to train for “at least four days in the year.”
May 26, 1886
The Gettysburg battlefield monument to the Twelfth New Jersey Infantry was dedicated on Cemetery Ridge. It was the first New Jersey monument erected at Gettysburg and was privately funded by veterans of the regiment.