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Presented as part of Susquehanna National Heritage Area's RiverFest Celebration with Friends of Lebanon Cemetery


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June 30, 2024
1:00 pm
Venue: Capitol Theatre


Duration: 2 hr 2 min
Rating: R

A portion of sales will support Friends of Lebanon Cemetery

Price: All Tickets $10
scene from GLORY

Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War’s first all-black regiment, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates. Starring Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman, Andre Braugher, Matthew Broderick and Cary Elwes.

Join the Friends of Lebanon Cemetery prior to the screening at 11AM for a cemetery tour as part of Susquehanna National Heritage Area’s RiverFest Celebration. The Lebanon Cemetery is located at 1412 N George St, York.

Local historian Samantha L. Dorm of Friends of Lebanon Cemetery will introduce, and share York’s historical connections to the United States Colored Troops regiments as featured in the film, including some Civil War veterans buried at Lebanon Cemetery.

Samantha L. Dorm is one of the founders of the Friends of Lebanon Cemetery, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of African American cemeteries in York County by honoring the memory of those interred in their folds through historic research, documentation, education, preservation, restoration and community engagement. She is an active member and participant in the Pennsylvania Hallowed Grounds Network, the Black Cemetery Network, consults with the National Cemetery Administration to promote the care of African American Veterans in private cemeteries. Dorm is an active contributor to the Veterans Legacy Program, highlighting the untold accomplishments of veterans, and recently joined the Board of the York County History Center. Her work has been featured on WITF, CBS Sunday Morning with Martha Teichner, USA Today, and in several written works.


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