SAT MAY 18th-

20th Anniversary of the Patriots of African Descent at VALLEY FORGE, PA

Commemoration of the monument recognizing PATRIOTS of AFRICAN DESCENT.  Dedicated 19th of June 1993. Sponsored by Valley Forge Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Pics from this event held on May 18, 2013

 

 SAT MAY 18th-

 BRICK LAYING CEREMONY for 
The PINES BRIDGE MONUMENT 
at DOWNING PARK, Yorktown ( NY)

"The First Rhode Island Regiment of Foot will be represented on May 18th( this coming weekend's) MONUMENT BRICK LAYING CEREMONY at for The PINE BRIDGE MONUMENT- (reps- Ludger and Cunningham) .

The First Rhode Island Regiment of Foot contributed financially towards the construction of this monument which among its characters will prominently feature a life size Black soldier of The First Rhode Island Regiment of Foot. This first among events to come will be held at Downing Park this coming weekend".

Pics from that Event also held on May 18th 2013
It was an honor to represent the FIRST RHODE ISLAND REGIMENT OF FOOT (on FB) at this ceremonious event honoring the contributions and sacrifice of these unique soldiers of African Heritage who fought valiantly in the American Revolution. The dedication for the completed statue is schedule for 2015. The project is the brainstorm of History Student Town Police Officer, Micheal Khan with the support of the Yorktown (NY) Historical Society. Visit YHS website to learn more.