Jan 20 2020
Fourth Annual Celebration for Martin Luther King, ...

Fourth Annual Celebration for Martin Luther King, ...

Presented by Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation at Gloucester Meetinghouse

The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation presents the fourth annual celebration for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 20, 2020 from 2-6pm in the historic 1806 Gloucester Meetinghouse, on the green at the corner of Church and Middle Streets.

The program will unveil extensive research by the Cape Ann Slavery and Abolition Trust (CASAT) that documents the role that the industry of slavery had on Cape Ann from the 1700s until the Civil War. Alvin Foster and his Soul Eclectic Band will provide music. Byron Rushing, past president of the Boston Museum of African-American History, and a longtime state representative and civil rights leader will deliver the keynote address. A panel discussion with Q&A follows. The program concludes with a slide show and audio recording of Martin Luther King, Jr. and ringing the Paul Revere bell for freedom. The program is free – all are welcome.

Admission Info

Free Admission

Dates & Times

2020/01/20 - 2020/01/20

Location Info

Gloucester Meetinghouse

Corner of Middle and Church Streets, Gloucester, MA 01930

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