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Reuben Freeman of Liberty Corner

Read about Reuben Freeman, a 19th-century African-American resident of Liberty Corner in the May 2024 issue of the THSSH newsletter.

Born free of slave parents, Reuben was required by law to serve the Annin family for 25 years. Click the link below and scroll to Page 3 to read full article.

https://somersethillshistoricalsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/Newsletter-May2024.pdf

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