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Black History Month: Vocies of the Past

Event Type: Arts/Crafts (700)
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 3/11/2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 Voices of the Past
Shares the story of a once-forgotten cemetery and the local United States Colored Troops buried there. Living historian and presenter Willis Phelps brings to life Private James Elbert, who served with the USCT during the Civil War. The program includes hands-on experience with archival documents that help to piece together the story of these men and the cemetery. Register at Adult Reference Desk or call (302)-731-7550. Ages 12+. 2-3 p.m.


Library: Newark Free Library    Map
Location: Meeting Room 1