BLACK HISTORY IN SUMMERS COUNTY ON DISPLAY AT CONCORD UNIVERSITY

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Sarah M. Pritchett
Concord University
Office of Advancement
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 February 1, 2022
 
BLACK HISTORY IN SUMMERS COUNTY ON DISPLAY AT CONCORD UNIVERSITY
 
ATHENS, W.Va. – Black History in Summers County Exhibit will be on display at Concord University through the month of February 2022. The exhibit covers Black History in Summers County from pre-civil war to the present through captioned photographs. The exhibit is placed in Concord University Library, Monday-Thursday, 7:45 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4 p.m. The library is closed Saturday and Sunday.

The exhibit was created by Campbell-Flannagan-Murrell House Museum of Hinton, WV with a grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council.

Shown from left to right with the Black History in Summers County Exhibit while on display at Concord University are Dr. Jerry Beasley, Concord President Emeritus; Carol Jackson, Campbell-Flannagan-Murrell House Museum Board of Trustees President; Lynda Lancaster, Campbell-Flannagan-Murrell House Museum Board of Trustees Treasurer; and Dr. Kendra Boggess, Concord President.
 
Please note that the state of the COVID-19 pandemic and Concord’s adherence to CDC guidelines
 could impact how and if events are held. For the most up-to-date information, always check
http://www.concord.edu/About/Return-to-Campus-Plan.aspx
 
Currently, face masks are required for all individuals while in University facilities, regardless of vaccination status. 

In keeping with the CDC guidelines, Concord recommends double-masking. Single-ply masks, gators, or vented masks are unacceptable. 
 
We appreciate your compliance as we do our best to keep students, employees and visitors to campus safe. 

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Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679 extension 6086, if special assistance is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.

 

Black History Month at Concord University