Community Surveys

As part of the 2010 history theme “African American in Pennsylvania: Communities in Common” a historic resource survey was completed in eight communities throughout Pennsylvania.  The study should be used as a framework for future research and studies into African American related resources. Please follow the links below, or by using the map, to read sections of this study. Each community chapter contains information on the resources of the community (both past and present), the status of the properites, as well as photographs and a historical context. 

The activity that is the subject of this history study and Web site has been financed in part with Federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. However, the contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of the Interior, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Department of the Interior.

The activity that is the subject of this history study and Web site has been financed in part with Federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. However, the contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of the Interior, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Department of the Interior.

This program receives Federal financial assistance for identification and protection of historic properties. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, the U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in its federally assisted programs. If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility as described above, or if you desire further information, please write to: Office of Equal Opportunity, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20240.


  Name Description
PDF Documents Washington_Chapter.pdf Survey of African American historic resources in Washington, Washington County
PDF Documents Meadville_Chapter.pdf Survey of African American historic resources in Meadville, Crawford County
PDF Documents Williamsport_Chapter.pdf Survey of African American historic resources in Williamsport, Lycoming County.
PDF Documents Bedford_Chapter.pdf Survey of African American historic resources in Bedford, Bedford County
PDF Documents Mount_Union_Chapter.pdf Survey of African American historic resources in Mount Union, Huntingdon County
PDF Documents Wilkes_Barre_chapter.pdf Survey of African American historic resources in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County
PDF Documents Coatesville_Chapter.pdf Survey of African American historic resources in Coatesville, Chester County
PDF Documents Stroudsburg_Chapter.pdf Survey of African American historic resources in Stroudsburg, Monroe County


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