Latest Past Events

What You Need to Know About Juneteenth! (Stewards Roundtable)

Find out “What You Need To Know About Juneteenth!”, including the relationship between Juneteenth and cemeteries, from three experts on the subject: Joe Becton is a Historian, Griot, Teacher, Philosopher, Musician, Father, Grandfather, Husband, Revolutionary and Civil War Reenactor and a Board Member of Pennsylvania Hallowed Grounds. Bio here: Ron Brown is the Founder […]

April Stewards Rountable: Grantee Presentations

Thirteen historic African American Cemeteries across Pennsylvania received grant funding in Spring 2023 from Pennsylvania Hallowed Grounds and Preservation Pennsylvania to assist in their ongoing preservation efforts. Hear about how these grants came to be and what was accomplished by grant administrators, cemetery stewards and their preservation consultants! Register on the Evenbrite linked below to […]


Memorial Ceremony for the Byberry Township African American Burial Ground

On Sunday, November 12th from 1pm - 2pm, all are welcome to the first acknowledgement, honor and blessing of the free & formerly enslaved African Americans interred at the Byberry Township African American Burial Ground, est. 1780. We will hear the soulful sounds of 2023 Pew Fellow & percussionist Karen Smith, followed by words of […]