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MONDAY: Wreath Laying Ceremony at Civil War Memorial

by Borderstan.com — January 17, 2010 at 1:23 pm 0

Luis Gomez Photos U Street Borderstan

Monday, January 18 at 12:30 p.m.: There will be a wreath laying ceremony in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the African American Civil War Memorial, 1200 U Street NW. (Luis Gomez Photos)

Here is a event tomorrow for Martin Luther King Day in the neighborhood. There will be a wreath laying ceremony at 12:30 p.m. at the African American Civil War Memorial at 1200 U Street NW (intersection of U-Vermont-12th).

There is a processional march at noon from 10th Street Baptist Church at 11th and R NW to the ceremony. The procession will go northbound up 11th Street to Vermont Avenue to the Civil War Memorial. The event ends with the wreath laying.

The ceremony is followed by a discussion on “The Obama Presidency and the Goals of the Civil Rights Movement” and a reception, at the Masonic Temple, 1000 U Street NW.

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