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.

May 30, 1948: The New Jersey Air National Guard’s 108th Fighter Squadron held an air show at Newark Airport.

Ground breaking for the first USO in Wrightstown, New Jersey, adjacent to Fort Dix, on June 12, 1941.

Coast artillery at Sandy Hook, NJ, in the 1890s.

New Jersey National Guardsmen were mobilized at Sea Girt in 1917 and sent to Camp McClellan, Alabama before shipping out to France.