Be sure to join us for our Juneteenth event!
Juneteenth Gallery Talk and Walking Tour
Whose American Revolution? The Stories of Slavery and Indigenous History in the Monuments of Newark’s Harriet Tubman Square
June 17th, 2023
*Registration required | register here
*Note for successful registration you must indicate if you are attending one or both programs.
Please join us at the Inspire! Newark’s Underground Railroad pop-up exhibition for refreshments and brief comments by historian and artist Noelle Lorraine Williams.
Walking Tour: Whose American Revolution? The Stories of Slavery and Indigenous History in the Monuments of Newark’s Harriet Tubman Square
Join us for a walking tour of Harriet Tubman Square to illuminate the various ways in which the park’s 18th and 19th-century statues and monuments connect with stories of Black slavery and freedom and Indigenous history. Meet-up will be at the James Brown African American Room at Newark Public Library, 5 Washington Street, 2nd Floor, Newark, NJ.
More information about the exhibition and monument: here
The New Jersey Historical Commission’s African American History Program and Newark Public Library are co-sponsors of this event.