Weeksville 50

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the rediscovery of the Historic Hunterfly Road
Houses on Thursday, October 18, 2018!

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Join us as we honor the people and institutions that made it possible for Weeksville Heritage Center to flourish, as well as those who exemplify the ideals embodied by the residents of this historic community--emancipation, empowerment and entrepreneurship.

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Weeksville Heritage Center
158 Buffalo Avenue (between Bergen St. & St. Marks Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY 11213

Business or cocktail attire.


Proceeds from this fundraising event support our mission to document, preserve and interpret the history of free Black communities in Weeksville, Brooklyn and beyond, and to make that history resonant for audiences today and tomorrow through our arts, education and cultural programming.

Weeksville 50th Anniversary Honorees


Penny Fujiko Willgerodt

Executive Director of The Prospect-Hill Foundation and former Chairperson, Weeksville Board of Trustees


Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

Tickets & Sponsorship Information

For sponsorship questions, please contact DeLana Dameron-John at development@weeksvillesociety.org or 718-756-5250 x 326.