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PHMC Votes to List Dennis Farm on National Register of Historic Places

On June 10, 2014, the fifteen-member Historic Preservation Board of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), under the leadership of Chairperson Richard Leonori, AIA, voted unanimously to have the Dennis Farm listed on the National Register of Historic Places designated as a site of national significance. The Board meeting was held in the State Museum of Pennsylvania’s grand William ...

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Keystone College and DFCLT Offer Guided Tours of Dennis Farm

  In partnership with nearby Keystone College (www.keystone.edu), DFCLT is offering guided walking tours of the Dennis Farm in August and September 2014. Trained docents from Keystone College are serving as guides leading visitors across the breathtaking landscape to the farm’s most historical features, sharing the history of farm, and offering a glimpse of DFCLT’s vision for the future.  Tours ...

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Philadelphia Archaeological Forum Features Drexel University’s Dennis Farm Project

Philadelphia Archaeological Forum Features Drexel University’s Dennis Farm Project For their February 2014 Artifact of the Month, the Philadelphia Archaeological Forum featured the Perkins-Dennis Farm Barn: Media Arts and African American Historical Archaeology, a digital reconstruction of the 19th century barn created by Drexel University student Zachary Stockmal. The digital model of the barn’s frame and the innovative technology Stockmal ...

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Penn State’s Department of Landscape Architecture Studies Dennis Farm

The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust advanced its educational mission during the fall semester through a Landscape Architecture seminar, “Landscape, Heritage and Agrarianism” organized by Cecilia J. Rusnak, ASLA, Department of Landscape Architecture, Pennsylvania State University, University Park. The seminar focused on heritage, preservation and the rural, particularly agricultural landscape in creating a heritage site master plan for the entire ...

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Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust Awarded Grant from Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, in partnership with the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) www.endlessmountainsheritage.org, has been awarded a grant from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (DCNR), Bureau of Recreation and Conservation, to produce an interpretive center master plan for the DFCLT. The award is part of a ...

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Wade Catts, DFCLT Board Member Named President of American Cultural Resources Association

Wade Catts, DFCLT Board Member Named President of American Cultural Resources Association Wade P. Catts, RPA, DFCLT Board member, has been named President of the American Cultural Resources Association (ACRA), the national trade association representing the Cultural Resource Management (CRM) industry. The billion-dollar CRM industry is composed of 1,300 businesses employing 10,000 professionals from a variety of disciplines, including archaeology, ...

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DFCLT 2014 Dennis Farm Calendar

2014 Dennis Farm Calendar The 2014 Dennis Farm Calendar features a collection of photographs highlighting the natural beauty of the farm. The calendar, also, highlights historical dates in African American history. Calendar Front Cover Calendar Back Cover

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Susquehanna County Historical Society Journal features Denise Dennis

An article about the history of the Dennis Farm, "Land That I Love" by Denise Dennis, was published in the December 2013 issue of The Susquehanna County Historical Society Journal of Genealogy & Local History.     For more information visit: www.susqcohistsoc.org

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