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BLACK HISTORY IN SUMMERS COUNTY ON DISPLAY AT CONCORD UNIVERSITY

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Sarah M. Pritchett
Concord University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
(304) 384-6312, news@concord.edu
www.concord.edu
 
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pitzer@concord.edu
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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.

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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
https://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.