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Maryland Emancipation Observance at Sumner Hall
October 31, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
On November 1, 1864, the State of Maryland amended its constitution to abolish slavery and free all those held in bondage within its borders. Observe the 151st Anniversary of this seminal event at the Charles Sumner Post #25 (Sumner Hall) Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.)
Traditional music will be provided by The Burke Family Singers, The New Gospelites, and Derryl Deaton with Men of Janes Choir. Poetry by Robert Earl Price, and film will also be featured in this hour-long program.