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Posted on: March 20, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Ep. 15: Repurposing a Historic Home: "Stories that need to be told"

A picture from the African American Museum of Bucks county groundbreaking at Boone Farm.

The African American Museum of Bucks County (AAMBC) is bringing a new purpose to Boone Farm, a centuries-old property located in Langhorne, Bucks County. 

The soon-to-be permanent home of the AAMBC is intertwined in history, once a beacon to African Americans fleeing oppression during the Great Migration.

In this episode of Bucks County Conversations, we catch up with President and Executive Director of the AAMBC Linda Salley to discuss her journey with the museum. And we also meet Patricia Mervine, author of the book "Boone Farm: Its People and Place in Middletown History," to talk about her research into the farm, and how her work is helping to benefit the museum.

Bucks County Conversations is a podcast that captures real conversations happening within Bucks County's government. Each episode features topical, important discussions about the county, including key points of the Bucks County Commissioners’ meeting, and discussion of new projects, initiatives and upcoming events. Available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.


Media Contact: Charlotte Reese, 215-348-6430, [email protected] 

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