January 24, 2022 - February 3, 2022
Newburgh, NY 12550
Historical Society of the New York Courts Lemmon Case Exhibit
Monday, January 24, 2022
A special exhibit of The Lemmon Case: 1852-1860, A Prelude to the Civil War, is currently on display in the lobby of the Newburgh City Court at 300 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550.
Visit the courthouse during normal operating hours to learn about the Lemmon Case and the role of New York courts in paving the way for the abolition of slavery.
Visit the Historical Society’s website at https://history.nycourts.gov/the-lemmon-slave-case/ to watch a video narration by James Earl Jones with an introduction by Chief Judge Janet DiFiore and to see the tour schedule.