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Feb 21 Muirkirk Ironworks Lecture

At a nexus between Beltsville and South Laurel on Muirkirk Road ...

Muirkirk
African American
Ironworkers

Thursday, Feb 21, 7:30 PM

Gail Thomas discusses the distinctive landscape and architectural structures of the historic Muirkirk Iron Works. With photographs & artifacts, Thomas examines the everyday lives of the African American iron workers and the buildings, churches and social organizations that they created in the historic community of Muirkirk. The discussion will also highlight the interaction between the residents of Muirkirk and the African American community of the grove in Laurel. Thomas is manager of the M-NCPPC's Black History Program. Families welcome.

Laurel Branch 507 7th St.
Laurel, MD 20707

301-776-6790
TTY 301-808-2061

PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY SYSTEM
Sign language interpreter available upon request. Please contact the branch at least two weeks in advance. Join our email list for program & service updates at www.pgcmls.info


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