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Marking 400 years of African American history
Willow Hill Festival, events through September, monthly cemetery tours
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Gregory Grant, with walking stick, tells about ancestors buried near where he's standing in the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery and elsewhere. Dr. Alvin Jackson, at right, the usual tour leader, called on community members to help provide the oral history and identify unmarked graves. - photo by AL HACKLE/Staff
An ongoing series of cemetery tours, an activity-packed Labor Day weekend and more events each weekend in September are ways the Willow Hill Heritage & Renaissance Center is observing the National Commemoration of 400 Years of African American History.
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