Rediscover a fascinating story about the travels of Sojourner Truth on Long Island.
Long before Burr and Hamilton faced off at Weehawken on July 11, 1804, they dueled each other from opposite sides of the courtroom. We recently came across an 18th-century judgement documenting such a case involving Joseph Lloyd Manor.
What happens when research reveals that community “fact” is actually fiction?
Friday, July 10, 2020
2:00 PM EST
The painful effects of racial bias and the long legacy of slavery are now on full display in our country. Honest communication about race and the legacy of slavery in America is necessary to initiate change and foster a more equitable society. Through the Jupiter Hammon project, Preservation Long Island encourages people to enter into dialogue with those around them, to examine their own biases, and work towards true equality in words and in practice.
Jupiter Hammon’s Poetry Jupiter Hammon, “An Evening Thought,” 1760 Jupiter Hammon, “Dear Anne Hutchinson is Dead and Gone”, 1770 Jupiter Hammon, “An Address to Miss Phillis Wheatley,” 1778 Jupiter Hammon, “An Address to the Negroes in the State of New-York,” 1786 Jupiter Hammon, “An Essay on Slavery”, 1786 Laws and […]
Interactive Websites & Recorded Talks National Museum of African American History & Culture, Talking about Race Historic Hudson Valley, People Not Property Brooklyn Historical Society, 400 Years of Inequality: Slavery, Race, and Our Unresolved History New York Times Magazine, 1619 Project Columbia University, Mapping the African American Past NPR 5-Minute […]