Juneteenth Event – Exhibit Chat & Walking Tour: Whose American Revolution? The Stories of Slavery and Indigenous History in the Monuments of Newark’s Harriet Tubman Square
June 17, 2023
Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ
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 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 revolution, slavery, Black liberation and Indigenous history.
*Note for successful registration you must indicate if you are attending one or both programs.
Registration link: https://bit.ly/warregister
Meet-up will be at the James Brown African American Room at Newark Public Library, 5 Washington Street, 2nd Floor, Newark, NJ.
The New Jersey Historical Commission’s African American History Program, RevNJ and Newark Public Library are co-sponsors of this event.