DFCLT’s New Bridge The Dennis Farm is historical, but it is also a living place. As such, the landscape of the Farm is always changing. This year, DFCLT made a landscape change for the future that reflects the farm’s past, by rebuilding the old bridge at the driveway entrance to the farm.Continue reading..
As the family’s first home on the farm, The Prince Perkins Homestead Site is “Chapter One” of the history of the Dennis Farm, the place where the farm began. The improvements DFCLT made this year include adding a period appropriate, locust split-rail fence around the stone foundation remains of the Perkins house.Continue reading..
The National Football League Alumni Association (NFLA), under the auspices of CEO Beasley Reece, presented a webinar, “Historic Impact of The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust,” on September 23, 2020.Continue reading..
The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust salutes the United States Postal Service (USPS) and two members of the Dennis Family who were employed by the department. More than one hundred years ago, Sumner B. Dennis, who was born on the Dennis Farm in 1866, became the first African American to be employed as aContinue reading..
The Revolutionary War and Civil War markers in the Perkins-Dennis Family Cemetery honor three African American men who fought for the freedoms we enjoy today. In the American Revolution, they fought for freedom from monarchy, from one-person rule.Continue reading..