Please note: The 2020 History and Historic Preservation Conference has been postponed! 

Driving Directions to the War Memorial

For GPS:
Use the address 1 Memorial Drive, Trenton, NJ 08608.

From North of Trenton:
Take New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 7A. Exit at 7A and merge onto I-195 West to Trenton. Follow I-195 West to route 29 North towards Capitol City Complex. Follow route 29 North through the tunnel and proceed to exit at Memorial Drive. The War Memorial is at the end of the exit ramp on your left.

Alternative Route from North of Trenton:

Take Route 1 South to Trenton. When keep to the left on Route 1 South to downtown Trenton. (Do Not take Business Route 1 to North Trenton.) From Route 1 South, Exit at Market Street and follow signs to Market Street. Take Market Street to Route 29 North towards Capitol City Complex. Get on Route 29 North and take the immediate exit for Memorial Drive. The War Memorial is at the end of the exit ramp on your left.

From South of Trenton:
Take New Jersey Turnpike North to Exit 7A and merge onto I-195 West to Trenton. Follow I-195 West to route 29 North towards Capitol City Complex. Follow route 29 North through the tunnel and proceed to exit at Memorial Drive. The War Memorial is at the end of the exit ramp on your left.

Alternate Route from South of Trenton:
Take I-295 North and Exit for Route 29 North towards Capitol City Complex to Trenton. Follow Route 29 North through the tunnel and proceed to Exit Memorial Drive. The War Memorial is at the end of the exit ramp on your left.

Parking

Check back soon for parking information!

Public Transit 

From North of Trenton via Train:

Visit www.njtransit.com to select your origin station and route to the Trenton Transit Center.  Exit the Trenton Transit Center and head north on South Clinton Avenue for two blocks.  Turn left onto East State Street.  Continue on State Street for seven blocks (approximately half a mile).  Turn left onto Barrack Street.  The Old Barracks will be on your right.  The Masonic Temple will be on your left, past Front Street.  Continue south on Barrack Street for two blocks to arrive at the War Memorial, located on Barrack Street between Lafayette Street and Memorial Drive.

From South of Trenton via Train:

The River Line train stops at the Trenton Transit Center Light Rail Station. Exit the Trenton Transit Center Light Rail Station and head north on South Clinton Avenue for two blocks.  Turn left onto East State Street.  Continue on State Street for seven blocks (approximately half a mile).  Turn left onto Barrack Street.  The Old Barracks will be on your right.  The Masonic Temple will be on your left, past Front Street.  Continue south on Barrack Street for two blocks to arrive at the War Memorial, located on Barrack Street between Lafayette Street and Memorial Drive.

Bus from the Trenton Transit Center

The 601, 606, 608, 609, 619, and 624 bus goes from the Trenton Transit Center to the New Jersey State House. Take the bus to West State Street at North Willow Street.  From State Street, turn right onto Barrack Street. The Old Barracks will be on your right.  The Masonic Temple will be on your left, past Front Street.  Continue south on Barrack Street for two blocks to arrive at the War Memorial, located on Barrack Street between Lafayette Street and Memorial Drive.

For more public transit information, visit www.njtransit.com or check the public transit option on your GPS of choice.

Conference Buildings

Information will be forthcoming!

 

Accessibility at the War Memorial

The War Memorial’s ADA accessible entrance is located at the front of the building but accessed from the Lafayette Street (north) side, behind the front stairs.  For specific accessibility questions, please contact New Jersey Historic Trust staff member Erin Frederickson at (609) 292-7157 or erin.frederickson@dca.nj.gov.

Hotels

Information will be forthcoming!