Preservation Long Island intern explores her experience learning about and researching Jupiter Hammon and Joseph Lloyd Manor’s history of enslavement.
Tag: Joseph Lloyd Manor
New research into the life and writings of Mary Lloyd suggests that she and Phillis Wheatley played a more significant role in the social and intellectual world of Jupiter Hammon than previously acknowledged.
In 2019, we started the Jupiter Hammon Project as the lead component of a larger initiative to establish a more equitable interpretation of Joseph Lloyd Manor. The Jupiter Hammon Project Phase 1 full report is now available!
As part of the Jupiter Hammon Project, Preservation Long Island created a digital resources site for the public to explore and learn more about the legacy of enslavement on Long Island and the life of Jupiter Hammon.
Long before Burr and Hamilton faced off at Weehawken on July 11, 1804, they dueled each other from opposite sides of the courtroom, including a case involving Joseph Lloyd Manor.
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, we encourage all to enter into dialogue with those around them, to examine their own biases, and work towards true equality in words and in practice.