DASD celebrating Black History Month

DOWNINGTOWN — Throughout the year, Downingtown Area School District (DASD), its Cultural Equity Task Force team and the school community at large make a concerted effort to celebrate many of our nation’s month-long observances. February is Black History Month and DASD is excited to celebrate. Black History Month is the recognition and celebration of the successes and contributions of African Americans...

What To Do: Underground Railroad tour in honor of Black History Month

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times On February 4, at 2 p.m., the Kennett Underground Railroad Center (South Willow Street, Kennett Square, 484-544-5070, www.kennettundergroundrr.org) is presenting “Freedmen, Fugitives and Friends,” a free tour in honor of Black History Month. Guides will lead visitors through the Borough to see the houses and hear the stories of Kennett Square Quakers and...

Black patriot focus of history presentation

Noah Lewis will present a program at the Chester County Library to celebrate Black History Month. Program on Edward ‘Ned’ Hector to be held at Exton library He was a black patriot who fought in the Battle of the Brandywine, and he was held in such high regard by his Conshohocken community that a street bears his name. In honor of Black History Month, the Chester County Library will present “The...

Invitation extended to celebrate Black History Month

The Chester County Historical Society is inviting residents to celebrate Black History Month by visiting its exhibits, several of which highlight the county’s African American community. CCHS exhibits offer insight into local African Americans’ past The Chester County Historical Society (CCHS) would like to invite residents to celebrate Black History Month by visiting its present exhibits,...