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The Underground Railroad In Paterson, New Jersey

A Lecture With Evelyn Hershey of the American Labor Museum

2019-02-02 11:00:00 2019-02-02 12:30:00 America/New_York The Underground Railroad In Paterson, New Jersey Step back in time for a presentation on two heroic men who used their business to assist those escaping from slavery in the 1850's. Manville branch

Saturday, February 02
11:00am - 12:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-02-02 11:00:00 2019-02-02 12:30:00 America/New_York The Underground Railroad In Paterson, New Jersey Step back in time for a presentation on two heroic men who used their business to assist those escaping from slavery in the 1850's. Manville branch

Step back in time for a presentation on two heroic men who used their business to assist those escaping from slavery in the 1850's.

Paterson business partners Josiah Huntoon and William Van Rensalier sheltered escaping slaves in their Excelsior Coffee and Spice Factory in Paterson.  This presentation will explore the courageous acts of these two men and the history of the Underground Railroad in Paterson, NJ.

TAGS: | Lecture | History |

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