Not In Our Town Princeton


A Proud Heritage: The African American Presence in the Sourland Mountains, June 3, 2021

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If These Stones Could Talk: Author Talk and Book Signing in Hopewell, January 15, 2019

Join the Hopewell Branch of the Mercer County Library on January 15 at 6 p.m. and hear local authors Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills, former board members of the Stoutsburg Cemetery Association, speak about their new book “If These Stones…

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African American History Events, December 11, 2018

“Open Archive: Segregation in Princeton,” Princeton Public Library, 5:30-7:00 PM Explore original artifacts and archival materials that tell the story of segregation in Princeton – from businesses to schools to the local fight for civil rights. Presented in conjunction with…

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‘Best Kept Secret,’ African Americans in the Sourlands

We don’t usually think of New Jersey as a slave state, Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills told an interviewer, Caroline Katmann. But slavery was present here since the 17th century. The governor enticed settlers with the offer of slaves —…

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