African American History in the Sourlands

Posted on November 13, 2017

During World War II, Sourland Mountain resident, Verna Nevius Witcher, was the first black woman to enroll in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps – (WAAC) Southern New Jersey and Delaware District. Learn more about Ms. Witcher and hear other important stories as Beverly Mills and John and Elaine Buck present “African American History in the Sourlands” on Thursday November 16, 7-8:30pm at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 80 West Broad Street, Hopewell, NJ 08525.  This event is sponsored by the Sourland Conservancy. Advance registration is required.  For event information and registration, please visit more information about SSAAM, visit the new website at

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