January 12, 2016
For Immediate Release
THE LOCAL LEGACY OF SLAVERY
Meet Chris Haley on Monday, January 18
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Chris Haley, nephew of Roots author, Alex Haley. Haley will speak on The Local Legacy of Slavery on Monday, January 18 at 3:00 p.m. at the Calvert Marine Museum.
Chris Haley is on the board of the Alex Haley Foundation and works at the Maryland State Archives. He is also an actor, performer, writer, and speaker. Come at 2:00 p.m. for an African American Highlight Tour in our Maritime Gallery. Join Mr. Haley at 2:30 p.m. for a Meet and Greet and stay for his talk in the Harms Gallery at 3:00 p.m.
The program is free with museum admission. Ongoing throughout the day, visitors are invited to write down their own dreams and add them to the Martin Luther King “I Have a Dream” board.
The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors, military with valid I.D. and AAA members, and $4.00 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are always admitted free. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or call 410-326-2042. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.