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DC Emancipation Day Candlelight Tribute

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Location: 
Walter Pierce Park Adams Mill Road & Ontario Road, NW
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Emancipation Day Event - 2,000 luminarias will be lit at sundown to represent and honor the more than 10,000 African-American and Quaker Citizens who were buried in what is now Walter Pierce Park from 1807-1890.

Contact: 
Katie Rehwaldt