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Somerville: Historians Address Shared Heritage of Slavery, Rutgers' Founder and Dutch Reformed Church

June 13, 2017

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Historians will discuss the connections between Rev. Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh, principal founder of Rutgers University, his family, and African-American abolitionist leader Sojourner Truth, at one time their slave, plus stories of other early slave-holding leaders of Rutgers College at the Old Dutch Parsonage, 71 Somerset St. on Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 ...

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