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American History: History Talk
and Cemetery Tour

African American Civil War Union soldier looking into the distance.

Saturday, February 10, 2024

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Price: Free

The Merchants & Drovers Tavern Museum

1632 St Georges Avenue
Rahway, NJ 07065
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Organizer:
City of Rahway

Event Description

The United States Colored Troops (USCT) played an important role in the Civil War.

Learn about Rahway's connection to African American soldiers who fought for the Union Army.

The history talk & cemetery tour will be presented by Al Shipley and Rick Zdan.

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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