This week, learn about the Underground Railroad in NJ 🚸, a train full of toys 🧸🎎, a lively cultural center 💑, a lost ship ⛵, and an ancient Buddhist temple 🛕! Sign up to the right to get the whole newsletter with weekly events for children & families.
A path to freedom: retracing N.J.'s key role in the Underground Railroad
By Katrina Rossos for Jersey's Best
Jersey proud: France’s ‘Merci Train’ arrives in Weehawken Feb. 7, 1949
By News 12 Staff (see photo above)
Black History Month: exploring the T. Thomas Fortune cultural center
By News 12 Staff
Archaeologists may have found Captain James Cook’s ship off Rhode Island coast
By Heather Hamilton for the Washington Examiner
This may be one of the oldest Buddhist temples ever discovered
By Tom Metcalfe for LiveScience (photo below courtesy of ISMEO/Ca' Foscari University of Venice)
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