Joseph McCoy Lynching Remembrance
|Title:||Joseph McCoy Lynching Remembrance|
|Date & Time:||Fri Apr 23, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM|
Please see event details for more information about locations.
|Event Details:||The City of Alexandria’s Community Remembrance Project invites Alexandrians to join in the remembrance of Joseph McCoy, a black teenage resident who was killed by a lynch mob at the corner of Lee and Cameron Streets in 1897. This weekend, learn more about Joseph McCoy on the alexandriava.gov/Historic In Memoriam page, pay your respects at the lynching location, and view the newly installed remembrance marker. City Hall will be illuminated in purple, the color of mourning, throughout the weekend. It is our hope that this April 23, 2021 memorialization will provide belated accountability, reconciliation, honor, and respect for Joseph McCoy.
This event takes place at the corner of North Lee and Cameron Streets.
|Audience:||Anyone may attend|
|Tags:||Black History Museum, Museums|
For event details visit https://apps.alexandriava.gov/Calendar/?35154
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