Open House & Lecture @ U.S. Colored Troops Interpretive Center
Learn about the profound and significant contributions of St. Mary’s County’s U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) and Medal of Honor recipients at this two-part event.
From 10am to 4pm, visit the U.S. Colored Troops Interpretive Center and explore exhibits on USCT Medal of Honor recrecipients and those who fought in the Battle of New Market Heights.
Then, head to the Lexington Park Library at 6:30pm for a free lecture featuring author James S. Price, writer of “The Battle of New Market Heights: Freedom Will be Theirs by the Sword”.