Welcome to The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust

DFCLT and Brooklyn (PA) Historical Society

Tour the Farm

If you would like to tour the farm, please call the Dennis Farm at Keystone College, 570-945-8150.





On November 20, 2021, DFCLT President, M. Denise Dennis, will be a guest speaker of the Daughters of the American Revolution’s (DAR). The program is sponsored by the DAR’s Flag House chapter and will be presented virtually.




Society for Historical Archaeology Conference


DFCLT Board Member Wade P. Catts is a co-chair of Terrestrial Archaeology and will, also, give two presentations at the Society for Historical Archaeology’s (SHA) 55th Annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, January 5-8, 2022, at the Marriott Hotel in Philadelphia.


On January 7, 2022, Denise Dennis will give a presentation, at the SHA conference, about Dennis Family heirloom, Gershom Prince’s Revolutionary War powder horn, during the session, “The World Turned Upside Down: Revisiting the Archaeology of the American Revolution.”


On Saturday, January 8, 2022, DFCLT will host a both during the SHA conference’s Public Archaeology Day, in the Liberty View Ballroom, Independence Visitors Center, 599 Market Street, Independence Mall W.


Pennsylvania Farm Show


DFCLT will host a booth during the 106th Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show, January 8-15, 2022, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center, Harrisburg, PA.  The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the oldest annual Farm Show in the United States.




The Fifth Annual DFCLT Lonaé A. Moore Memorial Forum, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding,” will be held Saturday, February 12, 2022, 1:00-3:30 PM, in partnership with the Museum of the American Revolution, at the Museum.  The theme will be “Race is the United States: Connecting the Dots between 1776 and Today.”

About the Dennis Farm: Videos

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The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust has been selected as a recipient of the Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust will use the grant and matching funds to restore and rebuild its 195-year-old Dennis Farmhouse for repurpose as a museum that will be used as an educational and cultural site for scholars, researchers, educators, and others interested in the farm’s extraordinary history.

In order to receive the awarded funds, The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust is responsible for raising $1,200,000.

Please join us in our mission to share the untold story of the Dennis family by making a gift to The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust. Help us tell the rarely heard history of free African Americans from the late 18th century through the Civil War – a narrative that offers meaningful lessons for us today.

You can make your gift through our secure donation page online, or by contacting Vice President of Development Darryl Gore at dlg.thedennisfarm@gmail.com or

The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization.


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