Explore Local History with Union County Trading Cards
Union County now offers a series of free commemorative history trading cards. Each card features a notable person, place, event, or theme excerpted from four centuries of Union County’s rich history. Collecting the cards is a fun way for anyone—but especially kids—to learn about the people and events that shaped life in the county—and the nation—we know today.
More than two dozen trading cards are available, including: Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, William Livingston, the Battle of the Short Hills, John Kean, Virginia Apgar, and more. Scroll down to view some of the cards on offer. Other cards are being added.
Ask for trading cards when visiting the historic sites across Union County. There are more than 30 sites to visit, and most sites offer at least one trading card.