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Four Centuries of African American Soldiers

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Four Centuries of African American Soldiers is a weekend-long living history program in
February that tells the heroic stories of America’s black warriors spanning four hundred years
until today. The program includes authentic military artifacts, re-enactors, and military veterans
sharing their own personal stories. During the program, guests will have the opportunity to
explore the Old Barracks in an open house style, allowing them to freely roam through the
galleries. Within the galleries, guests will be able to interact with the soldiers they come across
and hear their stories.

The event is taking place Saturday, February 24th from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday,
February 25th from 12 pm to 4 pm. Admission is free. Four Centuries of African American
Soldiers is an event you won’t want to miss and it is a great way to celebrate Black History
Month. The program offers an unforgettable experience that is both informative and inspiring.
For more information, visit www.barracks.org.

ABOUT THE OLD BARRACKS MUSEUM: The barracks were built in 1758 as a British
military barracks during the French and Indian War. During the Revolutionary War, this building
bore witness to the Battles of Trenton and later served as an army hospital. The Daughters of the
American Revolution and the Colonial Dames led the fundraising campaign to purchase the
building which became a museum. Today, the Old Barracks Museum is a symbol of New Jersey
and attracts visitors from all over the world.


February 24
10:00 am - 5:00 pm