Mayor Proclaims May 26 Fitzgerald Family Day in Durham

Mayor Proclaims May 26 Fitzgerald Family Day in Durham

Join us May 26 at Maplewood Cemetery for the annual Fitzgerald Family Ceremony – All Welcome!

A Mayor’s Proclamation was made at the¬†Durham City Council meeting Monday, May 5 to representatives of the Fitzgerald Family and the Pauli Murray Project. The Proclamation honors Civil War veteran Robert G. Fitzgerald and designates Monday, May 26 Fitzgerald Family Day in Durham.

Proclamation Ceremony 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day, May 26 at the Fitzgerald Family Cemetery (part of Maplewood) at Kent Street & Morehead Avenue for our annual ceremony. We will commemorate the contributions of the Fitzgerald Family to Durham and  honor all of the 112 people buried in this historic African American family plot including many members of the Fitzgerald family. Free and Open to the Public.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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