Roswell Historical Society Presents Black History in Roswell: Honoring Our Past
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The Black history of Roswell, Georgia is rich and complex. This presentation highlights the struggles and triumphs of the African Americans in the Roswell area, beginning with the enslaved people brought from the coast by the founding families and ending with the Civil Rights movement. Elaine DeNiro, Archivist for the Roswell Historical Society/City of Roswell, will present original documents pertaining to the area’s Black history. Charles Grogan, Roswell's Black Historian, and Sandra Taylor will share their personal experiences about growing up in a Black neighborhood in Roswell.
The event begins at 2 pm.