The David Rittenhouse Awards


Historic Rittenhouse Town Estates

3:00pm – 5:00pm 

Local & International Dignitaries

Address : 208 Lincoln Drive

Philadelphia, Pa 19144

Date: Saturday , February 26th

Special Guest: Great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass 

For Black History month, we will honor (posthumously) Clarence Holbert with the David Rittenhouse Award. Mr.Holbert is the first African American engraver to design a currency for an African nation, Eritrea .The Eritrean President Isaias Afworki and his cabinet praised Holbert for capturing all nine of Eritrea’s ethnic groups, representing all of Eritreans society, and particularly emphasized the strength of the women.