Call For Martin Delany Descendants

The Jefferson County (WV) NAACP has issued a call for descendants of
African American Civil War officer, physician, and Charles Town (WV)
resident Martin Robison Delany.  There will be many events in Charles Town (WV) this year (2012) to commemorate his 200th birthday. On Sunday, May 6th and Friday, August 17th, descendents of Delany are invited to receptions commemorating the life of this important historic figure. Descendants will also be recognized at both events. 
Descendants who wish to participate in these programs are asked to register with Guinevere Roper by e-mail at or by phone at (304) 535-6166.
For a full schedule of events on programs in Charles Town (WV)
commemorating Martin Delany this year, please visit the website of the
Jefferson County Black History Preservation Society at or  Thanks!


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