Thursday, March 29, 2012
Sacred Ground Project at Lumpkin's Jail
Civil War & Emancipation Day is April 14, 2012
Visit http://civilwar.emancipationday.net/ for schedule.
Sacred Ground will have a table at the Lumpkin's Jail site and make a presentation at 1:30.
Information about the Remembering Slavery Resistance & Freedom and educational materials will be available, including surveys to gather community input on the Burial Ground memorialization and commemorating Emancipation.
Civil War & Emancipation Day is a signature event of The Future of Richmond's Past, a collaborative effort among leaders of Richmond’s historical societies, museums, commissions, cultural and tourism organizations, and educational institutions to frame the upcoming sesquicentennial years in which our city and the nation will commemorate the anniversaries of the Civil War and Emancipation.
The Future of Richmond's Past sponsors public programs, special events, and inclusive conversations to advance a better understanding of our City’s shared history.
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