Tory Jack Day

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Tory Jack Day

February 10th, 2018
Abraham Staats House
17 Von Steuben Ln., South Bound Brook, NJ 08880
732-369-3583
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Event Description

The Friends of Abraham Staats House, Inc., in conjunction with the South Bound Brook Historic Preservation Advisory Commission, and in partnership with the Women's Guild of South Bound Brook, is proud to present its 16th edition of the award winning "Tory Jack Day" program.

The annual event in honor of Black History Month celebrates the contribution and sacrifices of Afro-Americans in the foundation of our nation.  This year's feature presenter is Mr. Joseph Becton, who will speak at 11 am. Presenting the "Music of the Underground Railroad," Joe will explain through words and performance about the development of this truly American art form. The house will open and seating begins at 10:30 am.

Following the presentation, the public is invited to tour the house and view an exhibit entitled "The Underground Railroad", presented by local historian and Women's Guild member, Mrs. Joyce Smith. 

Admission is free; donations are appreciated. The house will close at 3 pm.