For the first time in 200 years, on April 14, 2023, Concord will publicly honor and celebrate the birth of one of its most inspirational daughters, Ellen Garrison and showcase the 1841 visit of Frederick Douglass to Concord!
FRIDAY APRIL 14, 2023 6 PM TO 8 PM…An Evening of Celebration!
HOLY FAMILY CHURCH/FIRST UNIVERSALIST MEETING HOUSE
CONCORD TOWN HOUSE AND MONUMENT SQUARE
12 Monument Square, Concord, MA
ARTS AND PERFORMANCE
DEDICATION, CELEBRATION, AND CAKE
FREE, OPEN TO ALL, AND SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES!
This is the FIRST Official Event of the Concord 250 Celebration!
Thanks to the kind offer of collaboration and support of people all over Concord, this event will create an opportunity for a celebration of the legacy and importance of the African American story as central the story of the town. This event allows for public visibility and exposure to help more members of the community learn about and honor a history that may be new to them, but is essential for them and their understanding of Concord’s role in securing freedom for all people.
The Robbins House
Town of Concord
Concord Visitors Center
Holy Family Parish
Concord250 Executive Committee
The Umbrella Arts Center
Concord DEI Commission
Concord Free Public Library and The William Munroe Special Collections
COAR Communities Organizing Against Racism
Concord Art Association
Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard HouseThoreau Farm
Concord Public Schools & Concord-Carlisle Regional School District
Minuteman Media Network