Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum ® P.O. Box 162, Hopewell, NJ 08525 Our Mission: Symposium a Success! The mission of the Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum is to tell the story of the unique culture, experiences, and contributions of the African American community of the Sourland Mountain Region of central New Jersey. Location: Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum will be at 189 Hollow Road Skillman, New Jersey Visiting: Currently the museum is still in the planning stages and not open to the public. Please follow us on Facebook or add your name to the list below to receive updates Donate: The Museum is a not-for-profit 501 c3 and as such is always looking for donations of funds, artifacts & volunteers. Book Project: “If These Stones Could Talk” New Jersey residents Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills collect decades of research, oral histories, land deeds, church re-cords, and preserved cemetery plots tracing the legacy of slavery in small town America. Third statewide symposium on November 1, well attended. Read more... SSAAM in the News ..... Hopewell Valley Neighbors talks to SSAAM Advisory Board member Beverly Mills. Read the article This project is partially funded by grants from the Somerset County Historic Preservation Office and New Jersey Council for the Humanities. Future Museum Site Moves Toward Historic Nomination Read about the process and why it's so important. Stay Connected / Follow Our Progress Add your name to our list to receive updated information
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Here's a short video of this year's Gospel Brunch. The popular event benefits the creation of the Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum. If you were there you'll enjoy seeing the highlights - if you weren't watch it to see what you missed. Soundtrack "I'm Gonna Lay Down By Burden" performed by Bertha Morgan, LGR Records. Enjoy it full frame.