Salem County Historical Society

Lehigh Professor to be featured speaker at upcoming Salem County Historical Society Meeting

Lehigh University Professor and Acclaimed Historical Author, Jean R. Soderlund will be giving a presentation at the Salem County Historical Society’s Quarterly Meeting.

WOODSTOWN – The Salem County Historical Society has announced that Jean R. Soderlund will be the presenter for the Society’s March Quarterly Meeting. Her presentation, “Delaware Valley Society before William Penn”, will be held on Sunday, March 8, 2014, at Friends Village in Woodstown, New Jersey at 1:30 P.M. The public is invited to enjoy this free educational program.

Jean R. Soderlund is Professor of History Emeritus at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Most recently she has written Lenape Country: Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn, published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. She is also the author of Quakers and Slavery: A Divided Spirit, for which she received the Alfred E. Driscoll Publication Prize from the New Jersey Historical Commission, and co-author with Gary B. Nash of Freedom By Degrees: Emancipation in Pennsylvania and Its Aftermath.


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