In recognition of Black History Month, Northport-East Northport Public Library will host Preservation Director Sarah Kautz to discuss Preservation Long Island’s continuing work on the Jupiter Hammon Project. Hammon, who lived as an enslaved person at Lloyd Manor, was a founder of African-American literature. His poem authored in 1760 was the first to be published by an African-American born in North America.
Date: Tuesday, February 15th, 2022
Time: 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Cost: FREE (registration required)
This program will be presented as a Zoom meeting. Please register and include your email address. The zoom link will be emailed to all registrants at least one day prior to the program.