D&R Greenway Events

Seldom Told Stories: Black History & the Delaware River

A D&R Greenway Film Screening:
Seldom Told Stories: Black History & the Delaware River


Sunday, February 16, 2020

Event begins at 4PM
Advanced ticket purchase recommended, order online here.

The event will take place at the ACME Screening Room in Lambertville, NJ

African Americans have a rich history in central New Jersey, although these stories have rarely been told. A new museum on preserved land in the nearby Sourland Mountains is working to change that (see Land for Life video here). Learn how our region’s natural landscape played a role in creating history – from the Delaware River as a roadway for slaves who became freed men to the African Americans who played a crucial role in the Revolutionary Crossing of the Delaware River. Join us for a short film and discussion with two founders of the Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum, Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills, and Linda Mead, CEO of D&R Greenway Land Trust whose preservation work is ensuring these stories be shared with millions of people who live near the Delaware River today.

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