Cape May’s African American History is Highlighted with New Museum June 17, 2021 By Maria Boyes At the southernmost tip of the state lies Cape May, long identified as “America’s original seaside resort.” Not only does Cape May have the prerequisite beaches and charming retail district but what makes it stand out amongst other shore … » Learn More about Cape May
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Journey to the Sourlands, and a Journey through Centuries: Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum June 15, 2021 By Rikki Massand The Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum (SSAAM), currently showcasing a one-room schoolhouse at the southwest end of Montgomery Township, and its affiliate Stoutsburg Cemetery in Hopewell Township, will be better able to welcome visitors and introduce a full history … » Learn More about Journey to the Sourlands, and a Journey through Centuries: Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum
Approaching 200 Years of History, Timbuctoo’s Evolution Continues June 14, 2021 By Rikki Massand Guy Weston’s fourth great-grandfather was among a handful of free African Americans who purchased land in his hometown of Westampton Township in 1829, integral to the movement for black settlements in South Jersey. Settlement at what became known as Timbuctoo began … » Learn More about Approaching 200 Years of History, Timbuctoo’s Evolution Continues