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12316 Euclid Ave
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Paving the Way

African American Trailblazers & Leaders

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 from 10:00am - 12:00pm

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021 @ 10:00am
Registration + Ticket - $15.00

Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D., Past President of the African American Genealogical Society will lead this walking tour of African Americans buried at Lake View who broke down barriers. Includes such notables as first African American Mayor of a major U.S. City, Carl B. Stokes; Cleveland Public School System’s first African American principal Hazel Mountain Walker; and Zelma Watson George, U.S. diplomat and first African American headliner in an Opera. Registration and ticket purchase required. Location: Daffodil Hill

Registration is required for all Walks, Talks, Tours, & Events and admission to The James A. Garfield Memorial and Wade Memorial Chapel. To provide the most enjoyable experience for our guests, capacity for each event has been limited.

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