Sat, Oct 09 | Stories of Slavery in NJ by Rich Geffken

Lecture: Stories of Slavery in New Jersey by Rick 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 labor intensive 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 Rick Geffken

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Oct 09, 1:00 PM
Stories of Slavery in NJ by Rich Geffken

About the Event

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.

Link: https://passaiccounty.webex.com/passaiccounty/j.php?MTID=m7c443cb0eb0c2cd85b97938b706d6c28

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

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