Phebe of Beverwyck Plantation
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January 27201212:00 am
Whippanong Library, 1000 Route 10, Whippany, , , ,

In honor of Black History Month, Don Kiddoo will be presenting ‘Phebe of Beverwyck Plantation,’ the story of a young black girl born into slavery in 1785.  The story begins at Beverwyck Plantation in the Township of Hanover New Jersey.  Chronicling Phebe Ann Jacobs’ life from her beginning at Beverwyck Plantation to serving Presidents, founders, and students of some of the country’s most prestigious colleges in New England, Phebe’s story lived on through her pastor and others.  Some have even said that Phebe’s life appears to have inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe’s protagonist in her novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  To register to attend this presentation you can call the Whippanong Library at 973-428-2460. The presentation will be held on January 27th at 2PM at the Whippanong Library located on 1000 Route 10 in Whippany.