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A Proud Heritage – African American Presence in Hopewell Valley and Surrounding Areas
Oct 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Members of the Stoutsburg Cemetery Association will honor the rich contributions of African-American citizens who lived in the Sourland Mountains, Hopewell Valley and surrounding area. They will also honor the lives of African-Americans and veterans buried in this cemetery that bravely fought and served their country.
We welcome you to come out to hear about an important piece of local history that has not been told before. Find out why Stoutsburg Cemetery has become the final resting place for so many who struggled against racial prejudices in life only to find dignity in death.