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Black History Month celebrated at Berlin school

(Feb. 19, 2015) Germantown School will host events to celebrate Worcester County and Black History month in February.
The organization’s mission statement is to give the community an opportunity to learn, inspire, explain and research the rich history and culture of the county and the local area. Germantown School is located at 10223 Trappe Road in Berlin.
•Friday, Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m. – Rev. David Briddell, a native son of Berlin and a retired minister and author, will speak on his recent publication about three local families in the area. He will discuss tracing our genealogy. Rev. Briddell will host a book signing as well. Also that evening, Martin Luther King will come alive when orator Gregory Purnell will deliver one of Dr. King’s famous speeches.
•Friday, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m. – “Looking Back: A Trip Down Memory Lane.” Share in the celebration of the former teachers and students of the Flower Street, Germantown, and Sinepuxent Schools. Hear about their experiences and enjoy light refreshment, fun and fellowship.
Call Barbara Tingle Purnell at 410-641-0638 for further information on events.