Honoring 6 Brothers Who Are Monmouth County Heroes
The Superior Court of New Jersey is honoring a family from Freehold who had six sons serve in World War II!
The Monmouth Vicinage extends their celebration of Black History Month today (March 8th) from Noon - 1 pm in the jury assembly room of the Monmouth County Courthouse (71 Monument Park, Freehold.) And all are welcome to attend this free event!
This 1-hour program will highlight the history of the Lewis family of Freehold, whose SIX SONS served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II: Alexander J. Lewis, Pvt. Donald B. Lewis, Staff Sgt. Lester A. Lewis, Pvt. Payton J. Lewis, Pvt. Augustus B. Lewis, and Pvt. Bigerton Y. Lewis, Jr. (who passed on Feb. 25th, 2019.)
The Reverand Ronald Sparks of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Freehold will introduce members of the Lewis family. Local historian and author Kevin Coyne will provide an overview of the family's history.
Also speaking will be Superior Court Judge Lourdes Lucas and Superior Court Judge Mara Zazzali-Hogan.
In addition, there will be a display of artwork by local artist Kortez and music will be performed by teens from the Jazz Arts Project.
For additional info, call the Trial Court Administrator's Office at 732-677-4212.