Latest News:

See a slide show about our plans to create a community center in Midtown

Check out the story on the Seal of Union County, prepared by News12

Go to our Multimedia Page to see photos of the work in progress!

Read the article in the Star-Ledger detailing our progress!

At the Snyder Academy, we welcome you to help with:

History in our museum 

Arts in our Auditorium and out Art Studio

Education in the classroom spaces

Service throughout the campus where social work strengthens our community

Quick Facts

Name: The Academy of Elizabethtown
Founded: October 27, 1664
Buildings: 1790 Church (3rd on site), 1917 Academy (4th on site)
Burial Grounds: 2000+ persons buried, 169 veterans
Noted Persons: Philip Carteret, 1st Colonial Governor; Rev. Jonathan Dickinson, Founder of Princeton University; Rev. James Caldwell, Pastor of First Pres. Church and Revolutionary War leader; Hannah Arnett, Led women in providing support for troops
Projects: Museum, Visitor’s Center, Cemetery, Community Theater, Arts Education, Social Services, Feeding program