• Reenatctors try to stay warm outside soldier huts in Jockey Hollow

    Morristown

    National Historical Park New Jersey

Our Revolution

Living Voices presents Our Revolution

Date: Monday, February 17

Time: 11am, 1 pm & 3pm

Location:
Washington's Headquarters Museum
30 Washington Place
Morristown, NJ 07960

Living Voices, a New York based performance arts organization, returns to Morristown National Historical Park to present their live multi-media performance of Our Revolution.

Our Revolution is the story of Peter Freeman, a free black in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 1770s. When the colonial conflict with the British government reaches his town of Concord, Peter and his family find themselves at the heart of the battle. While Peter's father joins the patriot militia, his brother goes to sea and is stolen by privateers and sold South into slavery. And by the time the colonies declare their independence, Peter and his brother find themselves on opposite sides of a war, where they are each forced to face the question: whose liberty am I fighting for?

Walk in the footprints of a soldier in the Continental Army during the American Revolution as he struggles to find a place for himself during the birth of both a new country and a new people -the first generation of African-Americans in the United States of America.

For more information on Our Revolution, please click on the following link:
Living Voices: Our Revolution Page

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Did You Know?

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A Liberty Pole was a tall, straight pole, sometimes over 100 feet in height, often erected by patriots and under which the Sons of Liberty met. The Sons of Liberty was an organization started around 1765 in protest to British taxes and other outrages.