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A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Cemetery Grounds 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg, VA

As the United Negro College Fund slogan states, "A mind is a terrible thing to waste." Historian Angelica Walker will bring to life several African American educators buried on the Old City Cemetery grounds in this tour and share how they expanded children's thinking and opened their minds to new ideas.  Tickets $10. Reservations preferred.

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All events are sponsored by the Southern Memorial Association.

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