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Dennis Addresses African American Genealogical Group

Adrienne Whaley, President, African American Genealogy Group.   The author Alex Haley wrote, “Family is our link to the past and our bridge to the future.” Knowing this, it isn’t surprising that more and more families are researching their genealogical background. One organization committed to genealogical research is the Philadelphia-based African American Genealogical Group (AAGG). At the invitation of AAGG’s ...

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By |March 1, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dennis Addresses African American Genealogical Group

National Women in Agriculture Association

  From left, screen poster announcing DFCLT President as Keynote Speaker at National Women in Agriculture Association’s 13th Anniversary and Black History Month event, on the right, a flyer for the event.   On February 25, DFCLT President Denise Dennis delivered the Keynote Address at the National Women in Agriculture Association’s 13th Anniversary and Black History Month virtual celebration, “Join ...

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By |February 28, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on National Women in Agriculture Association

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.     About a half-century ago, the small bridge over the ...

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By |November 12, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on DFCLT’s New Bridge

Prince Perkins Homestead Site Revitalized

New Locust Split-rail Fence around foundation remains of Prince Perkins House   During the summer of 2020, with the assistance of a matching grant from the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust revitalized the Prince Perkins Homestead Site, located on the farm’s sylvan ...

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By |October 20, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Prince Perkins Homestead Site Revitalized

NFL Alumni Association Presents DFCLT Webinar

  Top row, from left, Darryl Gore, DFCLT VP Development; Denise Dennis, DFCLT Founding President & CEO; Lonnie Moore, DFCLT VP Marketing. Middle Row, from left, Patrice Jeppson, DFCLT Board; Beasley Reece, NFLA CEO; Wade Catts, DFCLT Board. Bottom row, from left, Phil Condron, Condron Media for DFCLT; Michael Wakatama, NFLA, DFCLT Advisory Council.     The National Football League Alumni Association (NFLA), under the auspices of ...

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By |September 30, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on NFL Alumni Association Presents DFCLT Webinar

Hike Through History

  The Eastern PA Greenways and Trails Summit, EMHR-hosted "Hike Through History," a tour of the Dennis Farm. DFCLT welcomed the guests to the farm, and Darryl Gore gave a brief welcome of behalf of DFCLT. Pictured above, VP Marketing, Lonnie Moore, VP Development, Darryl Gore, Board Member Wade Catts, Keystone College Liaison, Lucas Taylor; and from EMHR: Executive Director, ...

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By |September 11, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hike Through History

DFCLT Salutes the United States Postal Service

  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 a mail carrier for the Post ...

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By |August 24, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on DFCLT Salutes the United States Postal Service

DENNIS FARM AWARDED GRANT BY THE NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION

The Dennis Farm has been chosen as a 2020 grant recipient of the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) through its African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund. The farm was settled in Brooklyn Township over 225 years ago by a free African American family whose direct descendants have retained stewardship of the property to the present day. NTHP announced more ...

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By |July 17, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on DENNIS FARM AWARDED GRANT BY THE NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION
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