Sat, Feb 06 | Stories of Slavery in NJ by Rich Geffken

Lecture: Stories of Slavery in New Jersey by Rich Geffken

Dutch and English settlers brought the first enslaved people to New Jersey in the 17th century. By the time of the Revolutionary War, slavery was an established practice on laborintensive farms throughout what became known as the Garden State. Author Rick Geffken reveals stories from New Jersey.
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Lecture: Stories of Slavery in New Jersey by Rich Geffken

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Feb 06, 1:00 PM
Stories of Slavery in NJ by Rich Geffken

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Dutch and English settlers brought the first enslaved people to New Jersey in the 17th century. By the time of the Revolutionary War, slavery was an established practice on laborintensive farms throughout what became known as the Garden State. Author Rick Geffken reveals stories from New Jersey.

This event will be hosted VIRTUALLY via WebEx. Those who register will receive a link upon registration. The session will also be live-streamed on the Dey Mansion Facebook page at www.facebook.com/deymansion.

This event is FREE and sponsored by the Passaic County Board of County Commissioners & Friends of Dey Mansion, Inc.

Registration is Closed

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