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Journey Through the Past
October 8, 2022 - October 9, 2022Free
Visit the True Farmstead and newly-restored Mt. Zion AME Church next month for Somerset County’s annual JOURNEY THROUGH THE PAST weekend. SSAAM is one of more than 30 local historic sites that will welcome visitors with fun and educational activities for the whole family.
Join us on SATURDAY OCTOBER 8 & SUNDAY OCTOBER 9 for:
MUSEUM TOURS – Explore the newly renovated Mt. Zion AME Church and historic True Farmstead
QUILTING WORKSHOP WITH DR. RONAH HARRIS – Help us complete SSAAM’s first community quilt, to be displayed at the museum
HAIR-BRAIDING DEMOS – Experience the art of hair braiding in the African American tradition
STORYTELLING – Learn what life was like growing up at the True Farmstead from Pat Payne, a 5th-generation descendant of Friday Truehart
CRAFTS – Make fun, unique, and wearable art supporting African American history and culture in the Sourland region
HOMEMADE PIES & TREATS – For sale to benefit SSAAM programming!