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Farmhouse Restoration, Phase I Completed

Repaired northeast basement walls. Through a grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and donations to DFCLT, Phase I of the Dennis Farmhouse Restoration was completed in May 2022.  This marks the first major step toward restoring and transforming the 200-year-old farmhouse to a museum. The project entailed repairing the original stonewalls ...

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Students from the Museum of the American Revolution’s Living History Youth Summer Institute at the Dennis Farm

The Museum of the American Revolution’s (MoAR) Living History Youth Summer Institute traveled to The Dennis Farm for a field trip, on July 29, 2022. The Youth Summer Institute, held from July 6 to August 12, introduced participants to the field of costumed historical interpretation and various departments within the MoAR. The students were between 16-21 years ...

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On the Pennsylvania Road tours Dennis Farm

Journalist Jon Meyer of WNEP-TV, the ABC News affiliate in Northeast Pennsylvania, visited the Dennis Farm on June 28, 2022, for his documentary series, On the Pennsylvania Road.  Meyers toured the Dennis Farm and interviewed DFCLT President, Denise Dennis, and VP of Development, Darryl Gore.  The program was broadcast in June. Watch Video Watch ...

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European Cultural channel interviews DFCLT President

In June, the European Cultural Channel, ARTE, which is the equivalent of the United States’ PBS, interviewed DFCLT President, Denise Dennis, for their series Invitation au voyage.  ARTE producer Anne Sedes, interviewed Denise in Philadelphia’s historic district, including the Museum of the American Revolution.  Because she is the descendent of an African American family that was free and ...

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Keystone College Salutes DFCLT

On June 15, 2022, Keystone College hosted a luncheon for DFCLT officers in appreciation of DFCLT’s ten thousand dollar donation to the college.Following the luncheon, the Dennis Farm team was treated to a tour of Keystone’s beautiful campus. Keystone College and DFCLT have an ongoing partnership. Lucas Taylor, Director of Student Activities and Multicultural Affairs at ...

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Wade Catts, DFCLT Board Member, makes Historic Discovery

Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust Board member, Wade Catts, MA, RPA, and Jennifer Janofsky, PhD, historian and archaeologist at Rowan University, who spoke at our Forum, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding,” in February 2022, were in the news frequently this summer. Catts and Janofsky have been sharing news about the exciting archaeological project ...

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New Martin’s Creek Viaduct Sign on Zick’s Hill Road

A new sign at Zick’s Hill Road, near a scenic view of the Martin’s Creek Viaduct about a half-mile from the Dennis Farm, cites Prince Perkins and his son-in-law Bristol Budd Sampson as early settlers in the region. Both Perkins and Sampson are resting in the Perkins-Dennis Cemetery on the Farm.

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