|1910: A drive round the world
Trenton society lady Harriet Fisher becomes the first woman to circumnavigate the Earth in an automobile.
1911: 'Trenton makes' history
Trenton's connection to the world is proclaimed in a new sign on a span across the Delaware
1912: Titanic tragedy strikes Trenton
A Roebling son and a city businessman trying to beat depression over his wife's death go down with the ship.
1913: Woodrow Wilson's White House journey
The Princeton professor proves too honest for Jersey's bosses -- but good enough to be president.
1914: That marvelous Mercer motor car
An auto built in Hamilton, the sleek Mercer Raceabout wins big races and praise from the fledgling industry.
Two Roebling steel plants burn down within months, fueling suspicions the culprit was German agents blocking supplies to the Allies.
1916: Italians and Chambersburg
A new wave of immigrants brings its culture and great food to the Trenton neighborhood.
1917: The doughboys of Dix
Trenton answers the call of World War I and sends thousands of its young men to train at a newly created Army base in Burlington County known as Camp Dix.
1918: Paul Robeson and Neadom Roberts
Two black men from Mercer County gain worldwide distinction -- the first as a great athlete, orator, scholar and singer, and the second as the first American to win France's Croix de Guerre for war heroism.
1919: Votes for women!
Four years after being defeated in a men-only New Jersey election, woman suffrage is victorious, capping a long struggle for equality of the sexes.