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In Memoriam: Lonaé Ashley Moore (1997-2018) Eighth Generation

Pictured above, Lonaé A. Moore, an eighth generation-direct descendant of the Perkins-Dennis family, at DFCLT Forum, "It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding," October 10, 2018.   The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust mourns the loss of our beloved Lonaé Ashley Moore, 20, an eighth-generation descendant of the Perkins-Dennis Family. The daughter of Lonnie III and Shante Moore ...

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DFCLT Honors 100th Anniversary of Norman H. Dennis Surviving the Sinking of His Ship in World War I

Norman H. Dennis, US Navy, World War I One hundred years ago this year, Norman H. Dennis (1898-1976), the oldest of the fifth generation of the Perkins-Dennis family in Pennsylvania, participated in the great adventure of his generation, the First World War.Enlisting in the United States Navy, he became one of 370,000 to 400,000 African Americans who served in what became ...

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It Begins with Each of Us: DFCLT Sponsors Forum on Race

A view of DFCLT Forum: "It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding." On the evening of October 10, the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, in partnership with Keystone College, sponsored a successful forum, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding,” in Keystone’s Brooks Theater. Lucas Taylor, Keystone College-DFCLT liaison, was master of ceremonies. In ...

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DFCLT Featured at African American History and Culture Showcase

Seventh-generation Perkins-Dennis family descendants, Darryl Gore, left, DFCLT, VP of Development and right, Lonnie Moore, III, DFCLT, VP of Marketing represent the Dennis Farm at the Fifteenth Annual African American History and Culture Showcase, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, March 31- April 1, 2018. To see more photos from the event, click through the slide show above. On ...

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Women’s History Month: DFCLT Honors Edith Angeline Dennis (1899-1980)

  Thirty-five years ago, March 1983, Pennsylvania’s Department of Education honored a select group of the Commonwealth’s most outstanding women in, Pennsylvania’s Women, a Women’s History Week publication. Among the women profiled in the publication and the teaching packet that accompanied it were trail-blazing environmentalist, Rachel Carson; legendary muckraking journalist, Ida Tarbell; abolitionist and women’s suffrage leader, Lucretia Mott; and ...

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Award-winning Documentary Filmmaker, Gregory Matkosky Keynote Speaker at Fifth Annual Dennis Farm Symposium

    In October 2017, DFCLT hosted our Fifth Annual Dennis Farm Symposium at Keystone College and the farm. Our keynote speaker, Emmy and Cine Golden Eagle Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Gregory Matkosky, proved to be the highlight of the program. In his presentation, Introducing the Dennis Farm Documentary Film Project, he described the impetus behind producing a documentary film about ...

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DFCLT Presentation at Delaware State Museum

  DFCLT Board Member, Wade P. Catts, MA, RPA, presents a lecture about the Dennis Farm, during the Delaware State Museum's celebration of Black History Month, February 17, 2018, in Dover, DE. Also In celebration of Black History Month, Dennis family descendant, Darryl Gore, gave a presentation about the farm at the Phillippian Baptist Church's Men's Breakfast Group in Philadelphia, ...

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Symposium Pays Homage to Women of the Perkins-Dennis Family

Symposium Pays Homage to Women of the Perkins-Dennis Family Denise Dennis and Darryl Gore visit Elm Park Methodist Church in Scranton 85 years after their great-grandmother, Mary Kinslow Dennis (Mrs. Sumner Dennis), spoke at the Elm Park Women’s annual meeting.  Front, from left: Louise Jones, president UMW, Elm Park Church; Cathy Hunt, vice president UMW, Elm Park Church, Dennis and ...

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