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Passaic County Historical Society Lecture- The Unfortunate History of Slavery in New Jersey

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

On Wednesday February 13th at 7pm at Lambert Castle (3 Valley Road, Paterson NJ), the Passaic County Historical Society is hosting Rick Geffken, as he presents “The Unfortunate History of Slavery in New Jersey.” New Jersey, sadly, was the last northern state to outlaw slavery. In his presentation, Geffken provides an overview of the history and legacy of New Jersey’s two-hundred-year embrace of human bondage. Images and stories of slaves, slave owners, and the Quaker Abolition movement are illuminated and examined. The program is free and open to the public.

For more information on special events such as this one, visit the Passaic County Historical Society’s website at lambertcastle.org or call 973-247-0085. Be sure to like and follow the Passaic County Historical Society on Facebook for regular updates about all our activities.


Wednesday, February 13, 2019
7:00 pm
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Lambert Castle
3 Valley Road
Paterson, NJ
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