A short Film by Matt Pearl with Photography by Justin McCray
We hope to see everyone at Pennytown Homecoming tomorrow, but we know that some of you may not be able to make it in person. To make homecoming accessible to as many of our friends as possible, we will live stream both programs — the one at Pennytown Freewill Baptist Church (11:00 am) and atContinue reading “Pennytown Homecoming Video Live Stream”
We are overjoyed to announce that we will be resuming our traditional gathering for Homecoming 2021 on August 1st of this year. This year we will celebrate 150 years of Pennytown, its people, and its history. Please join us for a presentation from our special guest, Mr. Ray Hill, who will share research he hasContinue reading “Homecoming 2021 is Happening!”
Join us on Sunday, August 4 for our next Annual Homecoming celebration. We will meet at Pennytown Freewill Baptist Church at 11:00 am followed by lunch and fellowship at the Martin Community Center in Marshall. See our “Homecoming” page for details on this year’s Annual Homecoming celebration.
Thanks to everyone who came out to Pennytown Homecoming yesterday. It may have been rainy and cold, but that didn’t keep family and friends from gathering to celebrate the legacy of Pennytown. Special thanks to Chris Chamberlain (pictured with wife Kelsey and son Wyatt) of The Floor Guys for the refinished church floor. This beautifulContinue reading “Rain Doesn’t Dampen 2017 Homecoming Spirit”
It’s almost time for Pennytown Homecoming 2017! We invite everyone to come join us in celebrating the history and legacy of Pennytown, MO, an historic black hamlet of Saline County. Homecoming will be a great opportunity for you to see the improvements that have been made to Pennytown Freewill Baptist Church as a result ofContinue reading “Pennytown Homecoming 2017”
Thanks to the Silver and Gold Club of Columbia, Missouri for visiting Pennytown Freewill Baptist Church today. We hope you enjoyed learning about the history of Pennytown as much as we enjoyed having you!
Friends of Pennytown Historic Site would like to thank all the wonderful donors who made contributions during our recent fundraising campaign. Counting both online and offline contributions, we raised nearly $5000. We could not have expected such amazing generosity and support. This money will be used to make repairs and improvements to Pennytown Freewill BaptistContinue reading “Friends of Pennytown 2016 Fundraising Campaign Ends”
Our campaign to make repairs to the Pennytown Freewill Baptist Church has raised an incredible $1800 in only two weeks. Thank you to all the generous folks who contributed. This will help us make important repairs that will insure the Church remains in good condition for years to come. We are still raising money —Continue reading “Thank You for the Donations!”
Dear Pennytown Family, Friends, and Supporters: In addition to our invitation to attend this year’s annual Pennytown homecoming (below), we’d also like ask for your help. The Pennytown Freewill Baptist Church, the only remaining structure of the largest black hamlet in Saline County, is in need of significant repairs. This past year we were ableContinue reading “Fundraising Campaign for Church Repairs”