May 23, 2024

Black Civil War Soldiers Exhibit Makes Stop in Lex Park

Soldiers Civil War

The “Seventeen Men: Portraits of African American Civil War Soldiers” exhibit will make a stop in Lexington Park. The traveling exhibit will be available free to the public on select days September 7 through December 7, 2022. An opening reception will be held 3 to 6 pm Thursday, September 1, 2022.

Yes, It’s Called the Colored Troops Memorial

U.S. Colored Troops Civil War Memorial Monument

The Civil War memorial at Lancaster Park on Willows Road in Lexington Park, MD is among very few monuments to the the U.S. Colored Troops who fought and were recognized as heroes in the Civil War.