Solomon Northrup NYS Historic Roadside Marker Dedication
Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Minerva Community Center: 1652 State Route 28, Minerva, NY 12851
A dedication ceremony for a new NYS Historic Roadside marker commemorating Solomon Northrup will be held in Minerva, NY. The unveiling will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Minerva Community Center.
FREE BLACK MAN BORN NEAR HERE
CA. 1808. FARMER, MUSICIAN,
CARPENTER. KIDNAPPED, SOLD
AS SLAVE 1841, RESCUED 1853.
WROTE “TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE”
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2020