If These Stones Could Talk

“Rooted in an amazing amount of research, and written with grace and flair, If These Stones Could Talk brings to light a rich past that had almost been lost.”

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James M. McPherson, author of Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

In 2018, Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills capped a decade-long quest to understand their family history with publication of their new book, If These Stones Could Talk: African American Presence in the Hopewell Valley, Sourland Mountain, and Surrounding Regions of New Jersey. Their passion for history–in particular the way personal stories tie to a larger historical context–led to the formation of Friday Trueheart Consultants. The firm provides education and genealogy consulting services to schools, community groups, and others who seek a better understanding of how the stories of our families and communities become woven into the greater societal narrative.

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