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Events for Saturday February 6, 2021

Legends of the Arts: A Black History Month Exhibit, Arts Council of Princeton

Saturday February 6, 2021
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

First day for exhibit presented by Museums in Motion in which visitors are invited to take a stroll through decades of culture and excellence related to some of the most notable individuals in African-American history. On view through March 6.

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"In Graves of Their Own:" Reclaiming the Locust Hill Cemetery, William Trent House

Saturday February 6, 2021
1:00 PM

This virtual illustrated talk by Algernon Ward, a notable figure in Trenton's history community, highlights the history of Locust Hill Cemetery, one of the earliest known burial places for African Americans.

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Courthouse Research: Using Probate Records to Research Enslaved Ancestors, African American History and Culture Museum Online

Saturday February 6, 2021
2:00 PM

Have you tried to research African American ancestors born during slavery, only to hit a brick wall? NMAAHC’s Robert Frederick Smith Family History Center presents a talk by LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, who will share best practices in using probate and other estate records to identify enslaved people through the records of possible slaveholders. Let us help you uncover your family’s buried roots!

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Saturday Night @ the Movies: Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP (2015)

Saturday February 6, 2021
8:00 PM

Experience the thrill of watching a movie on a Saturday night at home, but not alone! Borrow each week's featured title from our Hoopla catalog with your Mercer County Library card and watch it together in the virtual company of your community. Feel free to share your thoughts and impressions in the comments section under the Facebook posting. We would love to hear from you!

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