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Black History Month Open House at the U.S. Colored Troops Interpretive Center (FREE!)

February 1 @ 10:00 am

Free
Come see the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) medal of honor winner exhibits at the USCT Interpretive Center in the Lexington Manor Passive Park during a free open house for all ages.
On the trail between the Lexington Manor Passive Park and John G. Lancaster Park, you can learn about the Civil War era in St. Mary’s County and the African American troops on interpretive panels that lead to the statue of the soldier. Inside the building, you can learn about the local medal of honor winners who served in the Colored Troops and fought for the Union during the Civil War.
There is also an exhibit about the segregated school system in the county, including information about the Drayden African American Schoolhouse, which is open by appointment and on the first Saturday of the month, April through October.
EVENT IS FREE.
Occurs every Wednesday and Saturday in February, 10am to 2pm.

Details

Date:
February 1
Time:
10:00 am
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/730778558202832/

Organizer

St. Mary’s County Museum Division
Phone:
301-769-2222
Email:
smmuseumdivision@gmail.com

Venue

U.S. Colored Troops Interpretive Center
21675 S. Coral Drive
Lexington Park, MD 20653 United States
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