Knowing Newark: Local Churches Lineage

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Knowing Newark: Local Churches Lineage

THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2021 FROM 6:30 – 8:00 P.M.

Join us for a presentation on the historic Peter Spencer Churches in Newark, as well as the surrounding areas. Learn about the founders, the historical significance, and the importance of the many families buried in their cemeteries. This will be an hour and a half program via zoom webinar, with plenty of opportunity for Q & A.

Ahead of the event, you may be interested in a PBS special on the history of Black churches in America.

This program will be presented by Syl Woolford, who was recognized by the Delaware National Education Association and the NAACP for his contribution to the preservation of African American history. Mr. Woolford is a member of the Delaware Heritage Commission, the Historical and Cultural Affairs Collections Committee, the Historic Preservation Fund, and the Wilmington University History Committee.

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