Loudoun County Lynching Memorial Discussion

14 Mar. 2019 18:00 - 20:00
Culture

This event is a dialogue on the historical memorial markers that will be placed at the sites of three lynchings that took place in Loudoun County between 1880 and 1902. The dialogue, to be held in the evening of March 14, will involve a panel discussion, followed by a facilitated open conversation in which members of the community can discuss their perspectives on the historical markers. The panel will feature Phillip Thompson, Pastor Michelle Thompson,  Black History Committee (BHC), local leaders and residents who will discuss the history of these lynchings and the importance of remembering the victims--Page Wallace, Orion Anderson, and Charles Craven--in the present day. Food and Drink will be provided. The Douglass School 571-252-2060.