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.