“3 Centuries of Black Soldiers” is a living history timeline event. The narrative of these soldiers is told by re-enactors who portray black soldiers from the Revolutionary War to World War II.
The event in its 6th year is held annually at The Trenton Old Barracks Museum, Trenton, NJ. Admission times are 9-5 Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1st, 2015.
The Ebony Doughboys will tell the story of the 369th Infantry Harlem Hellfighters of WWI fame. The 369th Infantry in WWI was one of the few African American units that had their own officers and also a world famous Jazz band led by 1st LT.James Europe. The 369th never lost any ground to the enemy or had any of its troops captured by the Germans during its service in WWI.
Please come join us and learn more about this fascinating regiment. For more information on black combat units that served in WWI please click: www.ebonydoughboys.org