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Lest We Forget: A Conference on Enslavement and Emancipation

Virginia (DC metro area)

February 21 - 23, 2013

Activities include historical and dramatic plays, keynote addresses and paper sessions, discussion roundtables and forums, as well as guided tours of historic sites in Prince William County and Washington, D.C. Coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the executive order issued by President Abraham Lincoln in January 1863, "Lest we Forget" will engage history as a vehicle for understanding both the present day and the future. Registration and attendance for the conference is free and there will be a fee for the optional bus tours.

Contact Person: Prince William County Historic Preservation Division

Contact Information: 703-792-4754 (main phone) / historicpreservation@pwcgov.org