During the fall of 2020, Preservation Long Island invites the public to participate in three roundtables that will explore the legacy of enslavement on Long Island and the life of Jupiter Hammon. For those interested in background information leading up to each of the programs, below is a collection of materials available online for you to read and explore.

Historical Documents: Jupiter Hammon’s Poetry, Family Papers, and Municipal Records

Scholarly Publications: Books, Articles, Blog Posts, and a Complete Bibliography


Interactive Jupiter Hammon Project Story Map


Jupiter Hammon Project on Vimeo 


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