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Tory Jack Day at the Abraham Staats House

Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

$15

The Abraham Staats House Presents “Tory Jack Day”

Featuring Joe Becton

USCT US Colored Troops & Juneteenth

Saturday, Feb.12 * 10:30AM – 1:30PM

17 von Steuben Lane, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880

You’re invited!  The Friends of Abraham Staats House and South Bound Brook Historic Preservation Advisory Commission are delighted to bring back the live “Tory Jack Day” program at the Abraham Staats House.

Once again, our featured performer is Joseph Becton, retired National Park Service Interpretive Park Ranger/owner of Joe Becton Tours and Historical Services. Mr. Becton has set a standard of excellence in connecting Americans to historic sites and national parks through his inspiring narrative and music.

This year’s topic: “USCT US Colored Troops & Juneteenth” ~ offers Joe’s unique presentation on the United States Colored Troops ~ Civil War to Reconstruction.  Seating limited; house opens 10:30AM, program begins at 11AM.  After, tour the historic Abraham Staats House until 1:30PM. Light refreshments.

Admission – $15; 12 & under – Free.
   Advance Reservations encouraged:

EventBrite at www.staatshouse.org     By Phone: 732-369-3583

This year’s program offers the option to attend remotely, via Zoom – details on www.staatshouse.org.

Please allow a two-week notice for accessibility and assistive services requests. We are guided by current COVID recommendations and ask that our visitors be guided by the same.

Visit our website at www.staatshouse.org to view a special video, “The Old Kitchen at the Abraham Staats House:  A Window into Slavery in New Jersey” offering a glimpse into and recognition of the lives of the enslaved people who were part of the Staats household and homestead, and the reality of slavery in New Jersey during the 18th and 19th century.  

Friends of Abraham Staats House

E-mail: [email protected]     Website: www.staatshouse.org

Tel: 732-369-3583  Mail: PO Box 115, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880

Details

Date:
Saturday, February 12, 2022
Time:
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$15
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Venue

Abraham Staats House
17 Von Steuben Drive
South Bound Brook, NJ 08880 United States
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