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Black History Month

  Join us in remembering and celebrating important people and events in African American history during the month of February. We will be offering special exhibits at three Western-Maryland locations […]

Maj. Martin Delany – Living History at Washington County Library

Washington County Library 100 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD

Come join Us celebrate the life of Major Martin Delany, abolitionist, journalist, physician, soldier, and writer, and the first black man to receive a regular army commission. Tim Hodges will […]

Harriet Tubman Portrayed by Grandmother Edna Williams

Embassy Theater 49 Baltimore St., Cumberland, Maryland

Join us in bringing the past to life as Grandma Edna Williams portrays the famous African-American abolitionist and political activist, Harriet Tubman. February 6, 2022 2:00 pm 'til 4:00 pm […]

The Life of Jacob Francis Wheaton

Washington County Library 100 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD

The Life of Jacob Francis Wheaton presented by Fred Chavis. Jacob Wheaton was born in Middletown, Maryland and moved to Hagerstown in the 1850s. He is believed to be the […]

Juneteenth Celebration

Rockland Estate 9030 Sharpsburg Pike, Fairplay

Join us on Sunday, June 19th, 2022 for our annual Juneteenth Celebration and fundraiser! Juneteenth is a day when we celebrate the freedom of all people and it marks a […]

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