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Farmhouse Restoration, Phase I, Begins

    Thanks to a grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, the first phase of the restoration, rebuild and transformation of the Dennis Farmhouse to a museum has begun.   On June 23, The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust team met on the Farm, with architect Phil Yocum; structural engineer Fred Baumert; ...

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By |May 12, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Farmhouse Restoration, Phase I, Begins

2022 Forum Video Contest Winners Announced

Lonnie Moore, Vice President of Marketing, DFCLT (center), with 2022 Forum Student Video Contest Winners, Devin Davison (left) and Ibrahim Soukouna (right). This year, we have two first place video contest scholarship recipients of The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust and Museum of the American Revolution’s annual Lonaé A. Moore Forum, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial ...

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By |April 13, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2022 Forum Video Contest Winners Announced

The Dennis Farm in Women’s History

  Although men--Prince Perkins, William Perkins, Henry Dennis and his sons, Perkins William Dennis, N.B. Dennis and S.B. Dennis--originally purchased, founded, developed, expanded and led The Dennis Farm into the 20th century, there is a Women’s History chapter in the history of the Farm. In the mid-19th, The Dennis Farm had a woman steward and in the 20th and 21st ...

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By |March 9, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Dennis Farm in Women’s History

DFCLT Salutes Northeast Pennsylvania’s Lt. Colonel James H. Harvey, III, Tuskegee Airman and America’s First “Top Gun”

  Class 44-I-SE1 graduated from flight training on Oct. 16, 1944, at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama. Order unknown: Cornelius D. Dowling, Henry A. Hunter, Ferrier F. White, Rutherford H. Adkins, Thomas J. Daniels III, Edward D. Doram, Robert M. Glass, James H. Harvey III, Frank A. Jackson Jr., Theodore W. Lancaster, Charles E. Miller, Joseph M. Millett, ...

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By |February 3, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on DFCLT Salutes Northeast Pennsylvania’s Lt. Colonel James H. Harvey, III, Tuskegee Airman and America’s First “Top Gun”

DFCLT Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Historic Announcement

Presenters from the Ninth Annual Dennis Farm Symposium, a Virtual Webinar     Cassandra Coleman, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Commission for the United States Semiquincentennial, was the keynote speaker for the Ninth Annual Dennis Farm Symposium, October 6, which was held virtually again this year. The symposium, that began with a welcome from Keystone College President, Tracy Brundage, PhD, ...

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By |November 4, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on DFCLT Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Historic Announcement

DFCLT Welcomes New Board Member Curtis Johnson

  The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust is excited to welcome Curtis Johnson, a dynamic new member to our Board. Curtis Johnson is a strategist and media executive with nearly 15 years of experience spanning media and entertainment, non-profit, sports and consumer packaged goods. He is currently the Director, Creative Council Integration for Disney’s Enterprise Diversity & Inclusion team. In ...

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By |November 3, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on DFCLT Welcomes New Board Member Curtis Johnson

DFCLT and Brooklyn (PA) Historical Society

  The First Universalist Church in Brooklyn Township, Pennsylvania was the setting for the annual meeting of the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust’s neighbors, the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS), on July 18, 2021.  Denise Dennis was guest speaker at the meeting and updated BHS members on the DFCLT’s recent initiatives and accomplishments.   Darryl Gore and Lonnie Moore, Vice Presidents ...

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By |November 2, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on DFCLT and Brooklyn (PA) Historical Society

Philadelphia Legacy Media Tours Dennis Farm On Juneteenth

    On June 19, 2021, the United States celebrated Juneteenth, as a national holiday, for the first time.  Two days earlier, President Joseph R. Biden designated Juneteenth a federal holiday.  Juneteenth marks the day, in June 1865, that formerly enslaved African Americans in Texas learned that the Civil War was over and they were free. They were the last ...

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