The Original Black Panthers - True Freedom Fighters

Learn about the original Black Panthers - General Patton's 761st Tank Battalion and find out more about the military contributions of African Americans at #ThreeCenturiesOfAfricanAmericanSoldiers. True Freedom Fighters.

Come join us! Celebrate Black History 2017

  • February 6, 6:00pm Roxborough Boy scouts Philadelphia. Civil War Soldier’s Life
  • February 11, 11:00 am ASAHL Annual Proclamation Dedication at Berean Church, Broad and Diamond Streets Philadelphia meet and greet, White gloves, photo Free to the public
  • February  12, 5:00pm Faith Deliverance Church 1304 Route 130 Burlington NJ. Indoor tent,exhibit and soldier life. (free will offering)
  • February 13, 10:00am Lincoln's Birthday Parade Philadelphia Union League to Independence Hall Reef Laying at Lincoln Monument 2:30 Philadelphia PA
  • February 15, at 2-5pm Rittner Hall Temple University Underground Rail Road Conference Philadelphia PA Exhibit (Free to the Public)
  • February 15 &16 Saturday & Sunday Black History Showcase and exposition PA Convention Center Philadelphia Exhibition
  • February 18, All Day National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg PA Exhibit & Talk Free Day Volunteers needed
  • February 19, 3:00 Varrick AME 2001 Reed Street Philadelphia PA Exhibit and Talk( Food at 1:30pm )
  • February 25 & 26 All Day Trenton Barracks Trenton New Jersey "300 Years of African-American Soldiers" Exhibition
  • February 25 10:00am O.V. Catto Memorial Star Garden Recreation Center 6th & Lombard Streets Reef Laying and Color Guard and Rifle Salute Philadelphia PA
  • February 26 at 3:00pm Chrol Black History Program The story of " Taps" at La Mott Recreation Center Cheltenham PA

3rd USCT Regimental Meeting

Please Come out! 3rd USCT Regimental Meeting

Monthly from 7:30pm to 8:30pm on the second Monday Eastern Time
St. Pauls Baptist Church, 10th and Wallace Streets Philadelphia, PA (map)


  • Planning for Juneteenth training?
  • January 16 Friday MLK Program La Salle University (Colorguard)?
  • February 
  • ASALH Black History dedication (Meet and Greet) at Berean Church Phila.
  • Battle of Forks Road. Wilmington North Carolina Second weekend in February 14-15
  • Lincoln's Birthday (Parade and Ceremony) Union League Philadelphia February 12
  • Octavus Catto Memorial Star Garden Playground (Ceremony and Rifle salute) Last Saturday in February 28
  • Camp William Penn program Meet and greet La Mott Recreation Center Last Sunday in February 22
  • March on Richmond Virginia First Saturday in April 4
  • Black Cultural Exposition Easter weekend First weekend in April 4&5 (Exhibits and Sales)
  • Appomatox Court House Virginia Second Weekend in April.11-12
  • Neshamity State Park (Encampment and Battle Reenactment) Late weekend in April 25-26
  • Grand Review (Parade and Programs) Washington D.C. Second weekend in May 15,16,17
  • Midlands Cemetery Steelton PA (Ceremony and Rifle salute) Last Saturday in May 23
  • Memorial Day (Parade,Ceremony and Rifle salute) in Lansdowne PA Monday 25 May Memorial Day
  • Allaire Training Camp Civil War New Jersey Last weekend in May 30-31.
  • New York City public Park encampment June 6,
  • Juneteenth AAMP (Encampment,Exhibit and Programs) Saturday June 20. Phila.
  • Juneteenth at Johnson House in Germantown June 20 Philadelphia
  • Flag Day and Army Birthday June 14, Independence Hall
  • 4th of July Parade Philly

For more information:
Sgt Major Joe Lee
1637 W. Girard Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(267) 575-4734

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