Join Community Uniting! on Saturday, 10 Am to Noon, for a walking tour of Arican American sites in downtown Chambersburg. The weekend dedication continues on Sunday with Free Festival at the Franklin County Visitors Bureau from 2 PM to  PM. Activities for the African-American Heritage Weekendinclude:

Saturday Oct. 5, 10 a.m. – 12 Noon – Walk thru History!

Meet at St. James AME Church 510 So Main St, Chbg.

 Park on South St. lot btw Main & 2nd Sts. or at SCCAP on So. Main St.

Learn the history of South End Chambersburg:  3 Churches (St. James, John Wesley, Mt. Moriah), Mike Waters Park, Kerrstown Neighborhood, notable residents, & more!

12 pm Lunch at St. James – BYO or place a hoagie order ($8) on Saturday a.m.

Sites included on the walk are: St James AME Church, Marin Delany residence, Kerrstown Square, John Wesley AME, Frederick Douglas-John Brown meeting site, 1967 fair housing march, original Mt Morial Baptist Church, Liberty Street neighborhoods, Mike Waters Playground


Sunday, Oct. 6, 2 – 4 p.m. Free Festival!

at Franklin County Visitors Center on the Square, 15 South Main Street,

Storytelling – Joseph Winters: Local Inventor & Abolitionist

Gospel Dancers – Stepdancers – Music & Book-Talk & Book-Signing

Mask-Making   –   Refreshments   –   & More!