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10th Anniversary Afri Ame Civil War Memorial, DC

10th Anniversary Celebration
African American Civil War Memorial
July 16 – 18, 2008, Washington, DC

Thousands of Descendants of the 209,145 U.S. Colored Troops who fought during the American Civil War will descend on the Nations Capital!!!!

REGISTER AT: http://afroamcivilwar.org/upcomingevents/index.html

Wednesday, July 16, 2008
• 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM -Tenting on the .old camp ground. . Tented Prayer Breakfast, Garrison School (formerly known as Camp Barker, Experience Living History)
• 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM -Workshops, & Displays

Thursday, July 17, 2008
• 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM - Arlington Amphitheatre Sunrise and Memorial Service, High Ranking Military Officer as Guest Speaker
• 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Capitol Hill Commemoration, Welcome by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and Members of Congressional Black Caucus
• 6:00 PM -SNCC Reunion, Book Signings & Historic Video Presentations

Friday, July 18, 2008
• 10:00 AM -12:00 PM - 10th Anniversary Wreath Laying at Spirit of Freedom Memorial
• 6:00 PM - VIP Reception
• 7:00 PM - Celebrity Descendants Gala Freedom Awards Banquet, Washington Convention Center, Congressional Resolutions presented to Pvt. Julius Cesar Tingman, USCT (Comedian, Chris Rock ancestor).
• Afro-centric, Historic Tours of U Street and Anacostia, East of the River

REGISTER AT: http://afroamcivilwar.org/upcomingevents/index.html

Visit our website at www.afroamcivilwar.org - or call Lyndia Grant, Project Director@ 202-518-3192
or Call the Civil War Museum @ 202-667-2667: Honorable Dr. Frank Smith, Founding Director


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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