John Lewis Day

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Presented by Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, Niagara Falls NY

Aug 28 - 30 2020
John Lewis Day

In honor of Lewis’ legacy of fighting for racial equality and voting rights, we welcome all to visit the Heritage Center to learn the history behind his activism and to be inspired by the stories of perseverance told within our walls.

The Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center is proud to proclaim August 28, 2020 as John Lewis Day at the Center, in honor of the late Representative

Fifty-seven years ago, on August 28, 1963, over 200,000 people participated in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. John Lewis, chairman and co-founder of SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee), delivered a speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

Lewis spoke to the lived reality of African Americans at the

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ADMISSION INFO

Free admission to the Heritage Center from Friday, August 28th thru Sunday, August 30. Due to capacity guidelines, we will be enacting timed ticketing

Contact: 716-300-8477

Email: info@niagarafallsundergroundrailroad.org

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Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center

825 Depot Avenue West, Niagara Falls, NY 14305

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