Where: Merriman Post Office
770 Massachusetts Avenue
When: Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 12 Noon
Join the Postmaster of Cambridge for a special community celebration to honor the memory of Sgt. Merriman. The Central Square Post Office was designated “The Clifton Merriman Post Office Building” to honor Sgt. Merriman in 1992. A new exhibit celebrating Sgt. Merriman’s life will be dedicated as part of this program
* Musical performances from students of the Martin Luther King, Jr. School
* Greetings from Cambridge City Councilor Kenneth Reeves, and Reverend Dr. Grainger Browning, Jr., grandson of Sgt. Clifton Merriman.
Charles J. Ogletree, Jesse Climenko Professor of Law ; Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, Harvard Law School
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
If you have any questions, contact 617-575-8738. Program committee members include representatives from the U. S. Postal Service, City of Cambridge Department of Veterans’ Services, the City of Cambridge historical Commission, the Cambridge African American Heritage Trail Committee, and Cambridge Postal Customer Advisory Group.