Greylock FCU Contributes $50,000 To Restoration Of Historic Landmark

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Greylock FCU has donated $50,000 to the Samuel Harrison Society for the renovation of the home of the African-American civil rights leader.

Known best as the chaplain of the all-black Massachusetts 54th Regiment in the Civil War, the Rev. Harrison also was the first pastor of Pittsfield's Second Congregational Church and fought for black rights.

The society still needs to secure another $100,000 and is hoping the credit union’s show of support will spur others to donate.

 

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