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New Interpretive Signs Unveiled

  On a sunny, blue-skied October day, in ceremonies to begin the on-site tour during 2019 Seventh Annual Dennis Farm Symposium, DFCLT unveiled a new welcome sign at the entrance to the farm. The entrance sign is one of eleven new interpretative signs installed from the farm’s lower tier to the farm’s upper tier, a half-mile uphill. The signage includes ...

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Cain Chamberlin, Executive Director, Endless Mountains Heritage Region DFCLT Seventh Annual Symposium Keynote Speaker

Cain Chamberlin, executive director, Endless Mountains Heritage Region, delivers keynote address at Seventh Annual Dennis Farm Symposium.   The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust welcomed Cain Chamberlin, executive director of the Endless Mountain Heritage Region (EMHR), as keynote speaker for the Seventh Annual Dennis Farm Symposium, held at Keystone College, October 10, 2019. Although this was not the first time ...

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DFCLT Hosts Inaugural Spring Fete & Fundraiser

From left, Author Lee Daniels, Wendy Lyles, Paul Cola, Denise Dennis, Tony Lyles, Nina Cola, Dan Seiden, Lonnie Moore, III and Shante Moore.   To officially launch the Capital Campaign to raise funds to match our $400,000 grant from National Endowment for the Humanities, DFCLT hosted a Spring Fete & Fundraiser: “The Preservation of a Historical Legacy,” on a lovely ...

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2019 African American Showcase at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

Lonnie Moore III, DFCLT VP of Marketing, left and Darryl Gore, DFCLT VP of Development, right, return to the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia for the annual African American History and Culture Showcase. Photography by Al B. For The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust was featured in the 2019 African American History and Culture Showcase at the Pennsylvania Convention Center ...

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National Endowment for the Humanities Awards $400,000 Matching Grant to Historic Dennis Farm

Jon Parrish Peede, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), far left, with members of the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust (DFCLT) team during a program announcing NEH grant to DFCLT, Christ Church, Philadelphia. Photo, Alfred B. For, courtesy DFCLT. On a sunny morning, March 28, 2019, during a program at Historic Christ Church in Philadelphia where George ...

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Women’s History Month Tribute Mary Kinslow Dennis (1869-1957)

This Woman’s History Month, the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust celebrates the 150th birthday and life of Mary Priscilla Kinslow Dennis. Born March 17, 1869, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Louis and Mary Phoenix Kinslow. Her maternal grandfather, James Phoenix, was one of the founders, in 1848, of Wilkes-Barre’s Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) where her ...

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DFCLT Hosts Forum at National Constitution Center

Guests arrive at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia for DFCLT's Lonae A. Moore Memorial Forum, "It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding, February 7, 2019.   The setting of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, with its spectacular view of Independence Hall illuminated across the mall, was the ideal setting for DFCLT’s Lonae A. Moore Memorial Forum ...

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The Dennis Farm at The 2019 Pennsylvania Farm Show

DFCLT President Denise Dennis addresses audience at the 103rd Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show's Public Officials Luncheon, January 9, 2019. Seated behind her to the right, Russell C. Redding, PA Secretary of Agriculture.   On January 9, 2019, DFCLT President Denise Dennis was one of the featured speakers at the 103rd Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show’s Public Officials Luncheon, in Harrisburg. The ...

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