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Emancipation Day is Laurel's oldest community celebration [Old Town]
St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 601 Eighth St., is preparing for the community's annual Emancipation Day celebration. The daylong observance is set for Saturday, Sept. 7, from 11 a.m. till dusk at Emancipation Park, Eighth and West streets. The theme of the day is "A Celebration of History, Culture and Freedom. Reclaiming, Remembering and Relating."
By Jeff Dudley, OldTownLaurelColumn@yahoo.com 301-725-0377
August 21, 2013