Museum Lecture: Stories of Slavery in New Jersey
Join us for a lecture with Rick Geffken, the author of "Stories of Slavery in NJ." In addition to this title, Mr. Geffken has written numerous articles on various aspects of New Jersey history for local newspapers, magazines and newsletters. He has spoken at the New Jersey History & Historic Preservation symposia, Rutgers and Monmouth Universities and dozens of libraries and historical societies throughout the Garden State and has appeared on the New Jersey Cable TV show Family Historian. Rick is a trustee of the Shrewsbury Historical Society, past president and a trustee of the Jersey Coast Heritage Museum at Sandlass House, former publisher of the Monmouth Connection and a member of the Navesink Maritime Historical Association and the Monmouth County Historical Association. He is currently heading up a project called the New Jersey Slavery Records Index.
LOCATION: Tennis Building, 250 39th St.