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The Hallelujah Flight

Vintage propeller plane against light blue sky.

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Price: Free

Ferry Ave - Meeting Room A Riletta L. Cream Library

852 Ferry Ave.
Camden, NJ 08104

Camden County Library System

Event Description

Hear the story of James Banning and his co-pilot Thomas Allen, who were the first African-American aviators to fly across the USA. After the story, there is a paper airplane contest.

This event is ideal for attendees ages 5-14.

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Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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