Plainfield to revisit 1967 rebellion this Saturday

The entire community, and beyond, is invited to attend a commemoration of Plainfield’s Rebellion, which took place nearly fifty years ago.

“The Plainfield Rebellion: 50 years later, a Retrospective” is the latest of Plainfield Frontiers International’s Westry Horne Cultural and Heritage Series, and will take place between 1 and 4pm at Washington Community School. The school is located at 427 Darrow Avenue.

Several invitees who lived in Plainfield a half century ago have been invited to sit on a panel: Linwood Cathcart, Hank Foster, Nancy Jordan, and Warren Blackshear, who will serve as host of the event. Award-winning filmmaker Alrick Brown will be taping the historic discussion, which will address how our was affected by this tumultuous era.

Community members who lived through the rebellion are especially encouraged to participate and tell their own stories. (Brown will interview people). For more information, please call (908) 868-8704.

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One thought on “Plainfield to revisit 1967 rebellion this Saturday

  1. I taught at the “old” fantastic Clinton School– drove never missed a day! If schools were open, I looked forward to teaching and guiding my “kids” RBG

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