Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, join us for Frances Ellen Watkins-Harper’s Voices of F.E.W. at the Goodridge Freedom Center, excerpts that chronicles her life as a pioneering social activist and abolitionist. Living History Interpreter Frances Ellen Watkins-Harper will share her journey through life during the nineteenth century as...

Meet & Greet at Goodridge

Stop by the Goodridge Freedom Center on First Friday December 7th to meet NEW Manager Kelly Summerford and the NEW Crispus Attucks Community Development and Housing Director Edquina Washington! And, listen as the York Area Suzuki Superbowz, a group of violin performers ages 6-18, play sounds of the season from 5 p.m. – 6:30...

Festival of Trees

Let the “Festivi-trees” Begin! Join us opening night of our 3rd Annual Festival of Trees from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and delight in ‘image’ themed decorated trees displayed throughout the museum. Also, visit our NEW 1850’s photo gallery and daguerreotype studio. Meet our NEW Goodridge Freedom Center Manager...

Join us First Friday for our GRAND OPENING of the Glenalvin J. Goodridge Photographic Gallery Reproduction Tour our NEW 1850’s photo gallery Learn from 3 experts as they explain the history of one of the earliest African-American photo pioneers. Grant R. Romer, Larry J. West and Joseph Shane will...

Immigration: Fleeing Persecution

Photo courtesy of The Irish Times A timely discussion hosted by Mary Studzinski, Executive Director for the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC). Her talk will explore fleeing from persecution and the men, women, and children who seek the freedom and safety of asylum in the United States. Topics will...

A Dreamer’s Journey

“We are living in a time when so many people are feeling marginalized because of their legal status in the United States. It is important to not lose connection with our humanity and see our neighbors, friends, fellow parishioners, coworkers as human beings, not as aliens.” – Rosa Luz...

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