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Fourth Annual Dennis Farm Symposium

  The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust (DFCLT), in partnership with Keystone College, hosted the Fourth Annual Dennis Farm Symposium, October 5, 2016. The theme of the symposium was Celebrating the 150th Birthday of Sumner B. Dennis and the House were He was Born. The event, also, featured the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibition, A Place for All People: ...

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Dennis Family Descendants Guests at Opening of Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photo Caption: Dennis family descendants Denise Dennis and Darryl Gore at opening of the Smithsonian’s NMAAHC In a spirit of joyous appreciation, thousands of people gathered on the Mall in Washington, DC, on September 24, 2016, for the dedication ceremony of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). Dennis family descendants, DFCLT President Denise Dennis ...

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Education Mission: DFCLT Partners with University of Delaware on Historic Structures Report

Photo Caption: Staff for HSR field survey: Rebecca Sheppard, PhD. (third from right), Lauren Johnson, Kristen Herrick, Emma Gencarelli, Cathrine Morrisey, Michael Barni, Kevin Emmons, from the University of Delaware and Candice Myruski (fourth from right) from Commonwealth Heritage Group. Not shown – Philip Yocum, RA, NCARB from CHG.   During the winter of 2015, Rebecca Sheppard, PhD, associate director ...

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DFCLT 2015 Symposium Program Celebrates 200th Birthday of Henry W. Dennis

Maria Madison, PhD, Board President of The Robbins House, Concord, MA's center for African and Abolitionist History, delivers Keynote Address at Dennis Farm's Third Annual Symposium, October 7, 2015   The 2015 DFCLT symposium program and luncheon, held in Brooks Theater at Keystone College, celebrated the 200th birthday of Henry W. Dennis. The program began with a thoughtful welcoming address ...

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DFCLT Symposium Funded by Chairman’s Award from National Endowment for the Humanities

Photo Caption: PHMC Commissioner, William Lewis (far right), stands with descendants of the Perkins-Dennis family, from left to right, Lonnie Moore, Edith Dennis Moore Stephens, Darryl Gore and Denise Dennis at unveiling and dedication ceremony of the Dennis Farm's PHMC historical marker, October 7, 2015.   With the generous funding of a Chairman’s Award from the National Endowment for the ...

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DFCLT Hosts Dinner Meeting for Interpretive Planning Professionals

Photo Caption: First row, from left to right, Brent Leggs, National Trust for Historical Preservation; Marilyn Whittington, Delaware Humanities Forum; Denise Dennis, Jennifer Scott, Jane Addams-Hull House Museum, Chicago; Tricia Brooks, National Endowment for the Humanities. Second row, from left to right, Philip Yocum, Architect; Dale Glenwood Green, Morgan State University; Linda Ziemba, Trace Design Group; Maria Madison, The Robbins ...

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Third Annual Dennis Farm Symposium Celebrates 200th Birthday of Henry W. Dennis

 The Third Annual Dennis Farm Symposium will take place on October 7, 2015.This year the symposium celebrates the 200th birthday of Henry W. Dennis (1815-1882). Maria Madison, President of Robbins House, Concord, MA’s African American History interpretive center is the guest speaker.Henry Dennis parents and grandparents were married in Concord, MA in 1804 and 1777 respectively. Their marriage ...

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DFCLT Recipient of NEH Chairman’s Award

The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust is the proud recipient of the prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Chairman’s Award, under the auspicious of Chairman William Adams. The award will support the Third Annual Dennis Farm Symposium, October 7, 2015 including a meeting of a select group of heritage interpretive planning professionals from throughout the United States, on October ...

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