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.
Tag: Jupiter Hammon Project
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.
A new story map for Preservation Long Island’s Jupiter Hammon Project that explores the long-distance ties of kinship, bondage, travel, and trade across Jupiter Hammon’s world.
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.
A collection of primary sources including original copies of Jupiter Hammon’s poetry, Lloyd family papers, and municipal and governmental records.