African American Month Exhibit Set

The Anthracite Heritage Museum in McDade Park will celebrate African American History month with a lobby exhibit entitled: Granville C. Smith: African-American Business and Community Leader.

Granville C. Smith came to City of Scranton in 1940 to operate the G. W. Brown Company, Inc., a contract hauler to the Great Atlantic and Pacific (A&P) Tea Company. The exhibit is open free of charge to the public and will be in place from Thursday, February 1st through Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Admission is charged for the Museum’s main exhibit, Anthracite People: Immigration & Ethnicity in Pennsylvania’s Hard Coal Region, and other temporary exhibitions. The Anthracite Heritage Museum is one of 25 historic sites and museums administered by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission as part of the Pennsylvania Trails of History®.

The Anthracite Heritage Museum is located in McDade Park, off Keyser Avenue, in Scranton (Exits 182 or 191-B off I-81, and Exit 122, Keyser Avenue, from I-476). The Anthracite Heritage Museum is open Wednesday through Saturday, from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m., and Sunday, 12:00 noon to 5 p. m.

For more information about the Anthracite Heritage Museum visit www.anthracitemuseum.orgor call 570-963-4804.