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Pilgrimage to Freedom Event and River Baptism
Sponsored by African American Heritage Alliance and Providence Baptist Church
Contact: Zann Nelson 540-547-2395/540-718-3465
Date: Aug. 12, 2013
OnSunday August 25the African American Heritage Alliance (The Alliance) is sponsoring the second commemoration of the ‘Pilgrimage to Freedom’ event. The commemoration event will begin at3 pm(guests should arrive by2 pm) and will include the River Walk at Cow’s Ford, a hymn sing performed by the River Bank Choir and the reading of names of the United States Colored Troops (USCT) born in Culpeper.
Following the River Walk at4 pm, the historic Providence Baptist Church (PBC) of Remington will be hosting a Sacrament of Holy Baptism service in the Rappahannock River at Cow’s Ford. The service is open to all.
The two events will be held on the Rappahannock River near Remington, VA and on the actual site of the original 1862 crossing. Signage will be posted on the day of or participants may contact organizers below.