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Date(s) - 02/14/2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Reinsch Library Auditorium, Marymount University


Panel Discussion: Forging the Way: Arlington’s Fight Toward Public School Desegregation

To help commemorate the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Arlington public schools on February 2, 1959, the Arlington Historical Society will host a panel discussion by some of the students, their families, and officials who helped forge the way toward public school desegregation.

More information about these events will be featured in a concurrent exhibit at the Arlington Historical Museum during February and March.  Learn more this exhibit on our events page: https://arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org/events/

This panel discussion program is free and open to the public. It is part of a monthly series of public programs sponsored by the Arlington Historical Society and Marymount University’s Department of History and Politics. For more information, please visit www.arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org, Email: info@arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org or call: 703-942-9247.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS and FREE PARKING: Attendees should enter the Marymount University campus at the library gate on N. 26th Street. On N. Glebe Road, head towards Chain Bridge and after the intersection at Lee Highway (Route 29) take a right onto N. 26th Street. After passing through the intersection at Yorktown Road, turn left onto the Marymount Campus. Take an immediate left and the library is on your right. Attendees should park in the garage at the bottom of the incline. (Handicapped parking is available at this 26th Street entrance immediately upon entry to your right as you enter the gate.)