May 27, 2017 "Remembering" Event - Walter Pierce Park

Dear Friends of the African American and Quaker cemeteries at Walter Pierce Park in Adams Morgan, DC:

Descendants and caring community members will gather at Walter Pierce Park on SATURDAY, MAY 27, 2017, at 11 A.M., to commemorate the 8,500 Washingtonians buried there, in our annual "Saying their names, telling their stories" event. Readers and listeners are needed! As always, refreshments will follow.

We hope you'll be able to spend part of your Memorial Day Weekend honoring our forebears, as we continue to make sure their resting place isn't forgotten.

"Saying their Names" - Walter Pierce Park July 16, 2016

YOU'RE INVITED: ​SATURDAY, JULY 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., to the sixth annual "SAYING THEIR NAMES, TELLING THEIR STORIES" gathering at Walter Pierce Park in Adams Morgan. Come hear the JUBILEE VOICES of the Washington Revels perform traditional African American songs; they will move and inspire you​!

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