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Events for Wednesday January 26, 2022

Online Author Lectures, Old Barracks Museum

Wednesday January 26, 2022
7:00 PM

The Old Barracks is pleased to host two lectures by leading historians sponsored by the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of New Jersey. Lectures are online, free to attend, and start at 7 pm. Books can be ordered online at www.barracks.org.

Wednesday, January 26 at 7 PM: Larry Kidder will present a lecture on his book "The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man: Jacob Francis, 1754-1836." Born in Amwell Township to a free Black mother, Jacob Francis lived his 82-year life in a world of revolutionary change. He became caught up in the rising tide of revolution in the 1760s and 70s and served fourteen months in the 16th Continental Army regiment, including at the Battle of Trenton, and then in the Third Hunterdon County militia regiment for over six years.

All lectures are free of charge and can be accessed via a Zoom link on www.barracks.org/lectures2022 or www.facebook.com/oldbarracksmuseum/live.



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