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Newtown Yardley, PA Events

Events for Tuesday February 21, 2023

Bucks County Community College Forums for Black History Month


Tuesday February 21, 2023
11:00 AM

Battle at the Ballot Box

Finally, activist and community leader John Jordan presents “The History of Voting Rights in America” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 21 at the Epstein Campus at Lower Bucks. Jordan, vice president of the Bucks County NAACP, takes the audience from the Women’s suffrage movement to the Voting Rights Act to recent attacks on the right to vote happening today. Jordan was appointed by President Obama to serve on the National Voting Rights Commission and received the prestigious Drum Major for Justice Award for his Civil Rights advocacy work.

The Epstein Campus at Lower Bucks is located at 1304 Veterans Highway, Bristol, Pa., Admission is free.

The Black History Month events at Bucks County Community College are brought to you by the Office of Community & Government Relations and DEI Programs. To learn more, visit or email


Doug Miller on “William Penn and the Founding of Pennsylvania”


Tuesday February 21, 2023
7:30 PM

In 1681 William Penn, with the signature of King Charles the second, became the largest land holder in England. His fledgling colony would become the Keystone to the development of a nation. Explore the history of our founder and the beginning of our colony of Pennsylvania with Doug Miller, the director of William Penn’s home, Pennsbury Manor.

Doug Miller serves as the historic site administrator for Pennsbury Manor, the home of William Penn here in Pennsylvania. He is employed by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and has served as museums director at Brandywine Battlefield, Washington’s Crossing, Hope Lodge in Fort Washington, Graeme Park in Horsham and Curtin Village in Centre County, PA. Mr. Miller serves as a peer reviewer for museum accreditation and as a consultant through the MAP (museum assessment program).

This event is the February meeting of the Newtown Historic Association. It is free and open to the public and will be held at the Half-moon Inn,

105 Court Street, Newtown, PA on Tuesday, February 21, 2022 at 7:30 PM. 

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