On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Board of Commissioners toured the African American Heritage House (7485 Crain Highway, La Plata), which serves as a museum and educational center. The African American Heritage Society of Charles County, Inc. is a non-profit organization with a dedicated mission to foster public awareness and understanding of the African American way of life. The African American Heritage House is open by appointment only. Call 301-843-2150 to learn more or schedule an appointment.
PICTURED: Commissioner President Peter F. Murphy; Commissioner Bobby Rucci; Commissioner Debra M. Davis, Esq. (District 2); Dorothea Smith, African American Heritage Society of Charles County, Inc.; Commissioner Ken Robinson (District 1); Mary Louise Webb, African American Heritage Society of Charles County, Inc.; and Commissioner Vice President Amanda M. Stewart, M.Ed (District 3).
Images courtesy of the Charles County Government
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