BHM 2022 Programs

You are invited to two exciting and educational programs that celebrate Black History. Save these dates and join us online.

Virtual Tour of the National Marian Anderson Museum

Thursday, February 17, at 7:00 p.m. online

Marian Anderson’s house in Philadelphia.
Marian Anderson

On February 17th, at 7:00 p.m., join us for a virtual tour of the National Marian Anderson Museum, the “epi-center for the life and legacy of Marian Anderson,” according to the Marian Anderson Historical Society, which runs the Museum. Located in the house Miss Anderson purchased in 1924 on South Martin Street in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square District, the Museum highlights the entertainment center Miss Anderson created in her home as well as photos, books, memorabilia, and films about her life. Click on this link to register and receive the Zoom link. Space is limited so register today. This event is FREE.

The History of Historically black Colleges and Universities

Wednesday, February 23, at 6:00 p.m. online

Two “historic” HBCUs are located near the Crozer Library:  Cheyney University, founded in 1837, in Delaware County, and Lincoln University, founded in 1854, in Chester County.  You can learn more about these important institutions of higher education and HBCUs during this online presentation on Wednesday, February 23rd, at 6:00 p.m.

This educational and engaging program is brought to you by the Great Plains Black History Museum, the Coatesville Area Juvenile Alliance, and the Coatesville Area Public Library.

Click on this link for more information and to register for the virtual presentation: