SAYING THEIR NAMES,
TELLING THEIR STORIES
Please join us at Walter C. Pierce Community Park
SATURDAY, APRIL 16
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
to speak the names and tell the stories of 8,428 people buried in the African American and Quaker cemeteries in Adams Morgan.
Mark the 149th Anniversary of District Emancipation ~ Mark the 163rd Anniversary of the attempted escape of 77 enslaved men, women and children on the schooner Pearl ~ Join the Walter Pierce Park Archaeology Project team for refreshments and discussion afterward ~ No RSVP needed, and all are welcome!
Walter Pierce Park is located just east of Rock Creek and the Duke Ellington Bridge, between Calvert Street and Adams Mill Road. The 90, 92, 93 and L2 and Adams Morgan Circulator buses stop nearby, or take the Metro Red Line to the Adams Morgan station.
THEIR HISTORY/OUR HISTORY!