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“Out with the Old, In with the New: New Sweden and The American Revolution” Lecture by Erick Burro
December 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
This talk will discuss South Jersey’s earliest colonial settlements in the Delaware Valley, which began as the New Sweden Colony by Peter Minuit, a former Dutch governor of New Amsterdam, on behalf of the Kingdom of Sweden, and their part during the American Revolution. An accompanying exhibit of photographs documenting places of this early period of colonial New Jersey history will be on display in the library’s Mezzanine Gallery during the month. Lecture is held in the Community Room. Onsite and street parking available. www.trentonlib.org. Free.