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Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Prince Hall Memorial Dedication May 15th


The Prince Hall Memorial in Cambridge, Massachusetts will be officially dedicated on Saturday, May 15th, at 10:00 AM on Cambridge Common. This will the first monument in recognition of any African American on the Cambridge Common, the site where General George Washington formed the Continental Army in 1775.

Artist Ted Clausen has erected five 6-foot marble slabs in a circle, and each one is inscribed with a series of Hall’s quotations on one side, and quotations about him on the other side.

This event is open to the public. For more information contact princehallunveiling@gmail.com or call (617) 942-1297.

A video about the project can be seen here.

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