Prince George's County Community Meeting of the MD Lynching Memorial Project

April 28, 2019 @ 2:00PM — 4:00PM

Planning community remembrance projects

The journey from TRUTH to RECONCILIATION

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Following a successful launch in March, the Prince George’s County Committee of the MD Lynching Memorial Project will hold its next meeting on Sunday, April 28 at 2:00p at the University Christian Church in Hyattsville.

The purpose of the meeting is to organize and begin planning a series of community remembrance projects in the county to commemorate the five documented lynchings that occurred here.

  • Thomas Juricks in Piscataway on October 12, 1869
  • John Henry Scott in Notley Hall on March 23, 1875
  • Mike Green in Upper Marlboro on September 1, 1878
  • Joseph Vermilion in Upper Marlboro on December 3, 1889
  • Stephen Williams in Upper Marlboro on October 20, 1894

Even if you weren’t able to attend our initial meeting in March, we welcome your participation as we move forward with this important work.

Event Location
University Christian Church
6800 Adelphi Road
Hyattsville, MD 20782
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