february, 2023

08feb6:00 pm7:30 pmEvent OverForest Hill's Black HeritageRSVP FOR FREE BELOW

Event Details

Forest Hill Cemetery’s caretaker, Norma Reese, will deliver a fascinating presentation on the history of the first Forest Hill Black burials from 1880 to the present. Topics of discussion will be freeborn to enslaved people buried at the cemetery, family ties, a rainbow of last names, military from the Civil War, and Scranton’s first Black teacher.

Registration is free & required. Seats are limited to the first 35 guests who register. To reserve your spot, RSVP below or call (570) 348-3000 ext. 3023.

Location: Henkelman Room at the Albright Memorial Library, 2nd Floor. Elevator access is available.



(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Henkelman Room at the Albright Memorial Library

500 Vine Street


Jenny Shoenerjshoener@albright.org

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