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A Day of Remembrance: Margaret Lane Cemetery

May 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough, The Northern Orange NAACP, and Music Maker Relief Foundation for A Day of Remembrance. The program will feature a talk by historian Peter Woods and performances by local gospel artists The Kings of Harmony and The Branchettes. The event will culminate with a community procession through the Riverwalk to Margaret Lane Cemetery where handmade flowers will be “planted” n honor of the enslaved men and women buried there.

Free flower making supplies and lessons are available to local classrooms and youth groups from 4 to 6 on March 7th at Music Maker Relief Foundation. 224 W Corbin Street in Hillsborough.

A public flower making event will take place at the Earth Evening celebration at the Farmers Market Pavilion on April 26 from 6 – 8 and at Gold Park on May 18th at 2:00 preceding the Day of Remembrance event.