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Frank Gilyard Sr., founder of African American museum, dies

Frank Gilyard Sr., founder of African American museum, dies

READING, Pa. - Many in Berks County are mourning the loss of a leader.

Frank Gilyard Sr., the historian behind the Central Pennsylvania African American Museum in Reading, has died.

Gilyard helped collect and catalog items at the museum, which has items that go back more than 170 years.


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