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October 2018

Heading to Montgomery

October 18 @ 8:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm
National Peace and Justice Memorial, 417 Caroline Street
Montgomery, AL 36104 United States
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Join JBL! in Montgomery, Alabama!  John Brown Lives! is planning a trip to Montgomery, Alabama to tour the new Legacy Museum and the Peace and Justice Museum October 19th-20th. Participants will make their own travel arrangements to arrive in Montgomery, AL on Oct. 18th. JBL! will provide hotel information for you to make your own reservation. On the 19th and 20th, JBL! will gather participants to tour the two museums and other local sites. JBL! will be reserving museum tickets…

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Moving Heaven and Earth – Blues and Gospel Extraordinaire!

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First United Presbyterian Church, 1915 Fifth Avenue
Troy, NY 12180 United States
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$10

Moving Heaven and Earth is the blended musical family of two Capital Region groups: The Heavenly Echoes with their Southern-soul-style gospel and JV&theCutters with their  Chicago-style original blues. For the past several years, MH&E has been presenting blues and gospel music in the same program, celebrating their common heritage and continuing legacy in American roots music. The Heavenly Echoes was founded more than 50 years ago by Deacon James Edmonds of Sweet Pilgrim Baptist Church in Albany, NY. In the…

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International Archaeology Day – Dr. Elkins: Explorer, Inventor, and Healer

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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What ails you? What is the cure? Come and learn about 19th Century Medicine and Dr. Thomas Elkins, an esteemed African American doctor from Albany. Enjoy a presentation by Stuart Lehman. He will educate you about medicinal devices and treatments of the mid-19th century "Trash Talks" will be led by Janine Moon, who is an Underground Railroad History Project board member and volunteer. She will inform participants about archaeological finds once buried on the lot where Dr. Elkins once lived…

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November 2018

Veterans Day Remembers – Honoring Our African American Veterans

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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From the Revolutionary War through contemporary times, African Americans have fought on behalf of the United States to defend homes, families, and freedoms. While sometimes not recognized for their fortitude and bravery, yet still  making superlative contributions to the defense of our nation, join with others at this community event to recognize and honor our heroic veterans.          

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