The Waverly Community House to Celebrate Black History Month

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The Waverly Community House, in partnership with WVIA, invites the community to celebrate Black History Month on Sunday, February 26th at 1pm. The event will feature a free screening of the documentary Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom by acclaimed filmmaker Stanley Nelson.            
Harriet Tubman escaped slavery but returned again and again to lead more than 70 others to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Join WVIA and learn about Waverly’s significant role with Historian E.J. Murphy and then enjoy a free screening of the documentary. Though the event is free to the public, reservations are suggested and may be made at   
 The Comm’s Destination Freedom initiative is proud of its designation as part of the National Historic Park Service’s Network to Freedom, an honor it received in 2022. The Destination Freedom Special Exhibits Gallery will be open for participants who wish to visit. The mission of the Gallery is to promote a greater understanding of the complex history of a small village and its role in the Underground Railroad and local Civil War history. Appointments to visit at other times may be made by calling 570-586-8191 extension 2 or by visiting the website: www.waverlywalking    
Questions may be emailed to The Waverly Community House is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and is located at 1115 North Abington Road in Waverly, PA.