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March 20: Lincoln University

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Start:
March 20, 2012 4:00 pm
End:
March 20, 2012 5:30 pm
Venue:
Lincoln University
Phone:
484-365-8000
Address:
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1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University, PA, United States, 19352

Lincoln University students helped Octavius Catto integrate the streetcars in Philadelphia in 1866. From 4 – 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 20, we’ll get a chance to acknowledge their assistance and say thank you. We’ll be speaking at the “little theater” inside the Ware Center on the lovely Chester County campus, courtesy of an invitation from the Humanities and English departments.

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