March 13, 2022, 2:00 PM
Join Durand-Hedden on Sunday, March 13, at 2pm for an engaging and informative opportunity to hear the stories of Sojourner Truth, Suffragist and Abolitionist, as interpreted by Dr. Daisy Century. The event will take place at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Rd in Maplewood. Doors open at 1pm.
Dr. Daisy Century is a historical interpreter based in Philadelphia. This will be her third time joining the Durand-Hedden community. She had previously delighted a full-house at Jefferson School as Harriet Tubman, hosted by Durand-Hedden, and performed at the Durand-Hedden Juneteenth event in 2021.
Following the program at The Woodland, participants will be invited to Durand-Hedden House to visit the house and gardens, view the exhibit Honoring The Hard-Won Fight for Votes for Women, and shop at the Country Store.
Admission to the program as well as to the house and exhibit is free; proof of vaccination and masks are required for all.
The program will take place at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road.
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Slavery in New Jersey: A Troubled History is an illustrated 40-page book that traces the evolution of slavery in New Jersey, which began with Dutch settlement in the seventeenth century and continued through the end of the Civil War.