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Date: Saturday, February 05, 2022 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Categories: Community Event *

Black History Month Programs on the Voting Right’s Trail

HAYNEVILLE, AL – In observance of Black History Month 2022, the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail will feature special programs at the Lowndes Interpretive Center located at 7002 U.S. Highway 80 West in White Hall. Programs will be offered at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. (CST) each Saturday.

Saturday, February 5

“Behind the Scenes:  The History of the Voting Right’s Movement in Lowndes County”

Saturday, February 12

“The People Behind the Lowndes County Voting Right’s Campaign”

Saturday, February 19

“Tent City:  The Vote Won and the Repercussions”

Saturday, February 26

“Entering the Political Arena: The Lowndes County Freedom Party”

These programs are being offered by the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail to promote public understanding of history and special places that have been included in the national park system. For further information, contact Park Ranger Theresa Hall at 334-421-0627 or .

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