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The Beacon of Hope Monument
Community Celebration

Portrait painting of Harriet Tubman, famous abolitionist and social activist.

Saturday, February 3, 2024

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Price: Free

Rahway City Hall Plaza

1 City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ 07065

City of Rahway

Event Description

In honor of Black History Month, welcome the Harriet Tubman: The Beacon of Hope traveling monument!

The 13-foot bronze statue created by sculptor Wesley Wofford will be on display with an official community celebration.

The celebration includes the Pan African flag raising, unveiling of the Harriet Tubman: The Beacon of Hope monument, and light refreshments.

Join Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe and the Social Justice Commission in celebrating African American culture, history, and community.

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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