Because of you we have exceeded our fundraising goal of $25,000! Writing on behalf of the Black History Project of Lexington fundraising team, we are grateful for your generous and heartfelt support.
- ABCL’s Black History Portrait Banners
- The portrait banners are scheduled to be displayed in Lexington Center from Thursday, January 14, 2021 through Monday, March 1, 2021, and then displayed annually.
- The portrait banner biographies are scheduled to be available at www.abclex.org by January 14, 2021.
- The Oral and Visual History Project of Lexingtonians of African Descent
- The Period of Emphasis for February 2021 is 1960 to Present.
- To schedule a donation contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- ABCL’s Lexington Black Heritage Trail
- According to scholars, cousins Eli and Silas Burdoo and Prince Estabrook fought on April 19, 1775. We will honor these Black Lexingtonians with our first set of historical markers.
- Additional monuments and markers commemorating the lives and histories of Black people in Lexington from the 18th century to the present will be installed.