Tory Jack Day at the Abraham Staats House
Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Friends of Abraham Staats House, Inc., in conjunction with South Bound Brook Historic Preservation Advisory Commission, is proud to present its 17th edition of the award winning “Tory Jack Day” program.
The annual event in honor of Black History Month celebrates the contribution and sacrifices of Afro-Americans in the foundation of our nation. This year’s featured presenter is Mr. Joseph Becton.
Mr. Becton, a retired National Park Service Interpretive Park Ranger, has been recognized with the Community Service award for setting a standard of excellence in interpretation and for his role in connecting Americans to our national parks through wonderful stories and varied media. Mr. Becton now directs Joe Becton Tours and Historical Services and most recently has been proclaimed a Certified Master Guide by the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides.
Mr. Becton will speak on the topic “Music of the Civil War” at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at the historic Abraham Staats House, located at 17 Von Steuben Drive, South Bound Brook, 08880. Seating begins at 10:30 a.m. Admission is $10; Children 12 & under are free.
Note: Seating is limited.
To register a seat and pay at the door, you may call 732-369-3583 or email us at: [email protected] (include name, address, contact info and number in your party).
Following Mr. Becton’s presentation, the public is invited to tour the historic Abraham Staats House.
The tours will end with the house closing at 3 p.m.
Please allow two-week notice for accessibility and assistive services requests.