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Emancipation Proclamation and Freedom Monument Dedication

November 1, 2019

Dedicated to the contributions of African American Virginians in the fight for freedom, the monument will feature a 12-foot bronze statue representing newly freed slaves and will highlight notable African American Virginians through time. The statue will commemorate the contributions of Mary Elizabeth Bowser, William Harvey Carney, Gabriel, Dred Scott, Nat Turner, Rosa Dixon Bowser, John Mercer Langston, John Mitchell, Jr., Lucy Simms, Wyatt Tee Walker, and African American Virginians who have fought for freedom.

Details

Date:
November 1, 2019

Organizer

American Evolution
Phone:
americanevolutionmarketing@jyf.virginia.gov
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Venue

Brown’s Island
Richmond, VA United States + Google Map