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Wednesday, October 5
Giving Voice to Marietta  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Kenhill Center #101, 2614 Kenhill Dr., Bowie, MD 20715
Please join us to learn the stories of enslaved persons, indentured servants, and wage earners who lived and worked at Marietta House.
 
Dr. Julie Rose, Historic House Manager of Marietta Historic House Museum in Glenn Dale, will inform us about the museum’s major reinterpretation effort called the Giving Voice Initiative, part of their pursuit for social justice education.  We will learn of their efforts to uncover the stories of the people who lived and worked at the historical site to find stories that help represent the despair and fortitude of past and present communities. 
 
DIRECTIONS:  Kenhill Center is located at 2614 Kenhill Drive, just east of Route #197, about 0.4 miles north of Route US 50. See  the black dot below for site location.  From Route 50, go north on Route 197 (Collington Rd.) and turn right (east) on Kenhill Dr.  Pass Felter Lane, use the next left into the parking lot opposite Keynote Lane on the right. 
 
From Route 450, turn south on Route 197 (Laurel/Bowie Rd. or Collington Rd.), go past Fox Hill Park and make a left onto Kenhill Dr.  Pass Felter Lane; use the next left into the parking lot opposite Keynote Lane on the right.
 
Enter through the far left front door, where there is a ramp.  Room #101 is just down the hall beside the electric sign over the desk.  There is ample free parking.  The site is handicapped accessible.  No food/drink permitted in this room.
 
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