Celebrate Black History Month at Bucks County Visitors Center ... Discover Local Tales of Bucks County!
(Bucks County, PA) On Sunday, February 8th, the Bucks County Visitors Center will pay tribute to Black History Month with an in depth lecture by two knowledgeable historians and writers, Robert House and Sydney Taylor, about the significance of Black History locally in Bucks County. This event will take place from 1pm-3pm and is FREE and open to the public!
Mr. Robert House, a well respected Black History historian, will share the tales of how Africans served and assisted George Washington in the Battles of Morrisville and Trenton. Mr. House is a member and Chapter Leader of the New Jersey’s Writer’s Society.
Mr. Sydney Taylor, a published author, will speak about the stories of the Underground Railroad in Pennsylvania. Among many leadership roles, Mr. Taylor is the President of the African American Historical and Cultural Society of Bucks County, Co-Author of Black Heritage Handbook and member of Bristol, PA Historical Foundation.
Each lecture will be followed by a Question and Answer segment for all to participate in.
This event is apart of the “2nd Sundays” cultural exhibition program run by the Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau (BCCVB) at the Bucks County Visitors Center monthly. For more information, please feel free to contact the BCCVB or online at www.visitbuckscounty.com.
Contact: Michelle Greco, Public Relations Manager
Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau
215 639 0300 x 231
The mission of the Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau, Inc. is to increase visitation to Bucks County, Pennsylvania by effectively marketing its heritage, accommodations and attractions. For more information call (215) 639-0300, visit www.VisitBucksCounty.com or stop by the Bucks County Visitor Center located at 3207 Street Road in Bensalem (adjacent to the entrance to Philadelphia Park Casino and Racetrack). The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. It is easily accessible from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 1 and Interstate 95.