Reverend Frost Pollitt

First Rev. Frost Pollitt Memorial Endowment Lecture Set for October 15 at Salisbury University

Posted by on Jun 3, 2014

On Wednesday, October 15, at 7:00 p.m. in the Wicomico Room, Guerrieri Center, at Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland, the inaugural lecture will be the first of an annual series on Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Delmarva African American History created in memory of the Rev. Frost Pollitt, an itinerant African American preacher, first within the all –White Philadelphia Conference and later as a founding member of the Delaware Conference created in 1864.  The lecture is presented through the generous support of the Rev. Frost Pollitt Memorial Endowment at the Salisbury University Foundation and co-sponsored by the Fulton School and the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture at Salisbury University.

The lecture, entitled, “’This is My Story; this is my Song’: Connecting the Shared History of African Americans in United Methodism” will be presented by Rev. David W. Brown, author of Freedom Drawn From Within: A History of the Delaware Annual Conference

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