Rosedale Remembered: A Commemoration of Shame and Commitment to Change

Thursday, September 7, 2023 - 7:00pm

On September 7, 1923, Johnstown’s mayor gave every African-American and Mexican immigrant who had lived in the city less than seven years 24 hours to leave. About 2,000 people were uprooted. Come commemorate this incident at a presentation of Cody McDevitt’s book, Banished from Johnstown, and a panel discussion about sundown towns, banishments, and segregated neighborhoods in America. There will also be a photo exhibition and reception.

Panelists include Kourtney Square, Carol Francois, Cody McDevitt, and Jackie Gunby.

The presentation is free, but pre-registration is requested.

Heritage Discovery Center
201 6th Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15906
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Johnstown Area Heritage Association
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