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Preserving the Thomas Mundy Peterson House Site

March 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On March 31, 1870 vote, Thomas Mundy Peterson’s cast the first vote by an African-American after the passage of the US Constitution’s 15th Amendment. He lived in and voted in Perth Amboy. This year Gordon Bond, Historian, will discuss Peterson’s former home on Commerce Street and how the property may be a source of artifacts from Peterson and his family. This is a free event. Refreshments will be served. Please join the discussion on the historic value of 9 Commerce Street, Perth Amboy.



March 23, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Perth Amboy Public Library
196 Jefferson St
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861 United States