This beautiful card was created by a member of the historic commission. They also came up with the title of my talk, which previously had no title! What a creative group!
In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the famous civil rights march on Washington, author Catherine Quillman leads a guided tour featuring sites related to Civil Rights activist Bayard Rustin. It starts at 5 p.m. on Wednesday evening, August 21st at the Chester County Historical Society (225 N High St) in West Chester.
Tours are about an hour long and will include the 21 sites found in the recent publication,
Walking the East End, Part 11: A Historic African-American Community in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
A book signing follows at 6:30 p.m. Catherine Quillman and co-author, Sarah Wesley, will be on-hand to personalize your book. The 125-page book includes a pull-out map and an extensive appendix listing early black residents and former slaves.
The public is welcome to come out, meet the authors, and be the first to own a signed copy of Walking the East End, Part 11 (Hedgerow Press), the first comprehensive guide to the borough’s historic African-American community.