Sunday, February 24, 2013

Winter Speaker Event - The Lenape Indians of the Jersey Shore

 


The Township of Ocean Historical Museum will kick off its 2013 program season by going native—American, that is! On Tuesday, March 12 at 7:15 pm, Frank J. Esposito, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History and Education at Kean University will give a presentation on “The Lenape Indians of the Jersey Shore”. The program will be held at the Old Oakhurst School Auditorium, 163 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst.

His talk will summarize the activities and impact of the Lenape Indians in this region from the colonial p...eriod until the present. It will also feature part of a filmed interview with the late James “Lone Bear” Revey, who was a prominent Sand Hill Cherokee-Delaware Indian. Several artifacts, including a Lenape Indian Delaware River netsinker, arrowheads and pottery fragments, as well as visual images related to the topic will also be on display.

This event is open to the public free of charge, and refreshments will be served. Donations are always appreciated. Please bring a non-perishable item for the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. free of charge. Donations are always appreciated. Refreshments will be served. Please bring a non-perishable item for the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties.