Preservation Long Island intern explores her experience learning about and researching Jupiter Hammon and Joseph Lloyd Manor’s history of enslavement.
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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!
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.
Completed in 1767 for Joseph Lloyd, the second lord of the Manor of Queens Village, the Joseph Lloyd Manor House was the seat of a 3,000 acre agricultural estate. Jupiter Hammon (1711–before 1806), one of the first published African American writers, was one of the many people of African descent enslaved at the site. Please call 631-692-4664 or email [email protected] for house opening hours. To request a group tour click HERE.