Tuesday, July 21, 2009

GABEO’s National Day of Remembrance

Upcoming Event:

* GABEO’s National Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Lynchings in America
* 63rd Anniversary Commemoration
* 5th Reenactment of the Lynchings at the Moore’s Ford Bridge, Monroe, Georgia
* Celebrating the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act Becoming Federal Law

Saturday, July 25, 2009; 12 noon
1st African Baptist Church
130 Tyler Street at Highway 11 (Across from Church’s Chicken)
Monroe, Georgia

From Atlanta:
Take I-20 East Exit at Conyers-Athens # 82 (Highway 138)
Turn left and head straight to Monroe (Pass McDonalds on your left and keep straight on Highway 78)
Exit at Highway 11 (Monroe Exit) Turn right
Go one block and turn left on Tyler Street
Church is on your left (look for Church’s Chicken on the right)
Telephone (770) 267-5819

Coming I-20 West:
Exit at Monroe Monticello Exit #98 Turn right.
Stay on Highway 11 straight to Monroe (Approximately 13 miles)
You will pass through downtown Social Circle
Go straight ahead to Monroe –
Stay on Highway # 11
Look for Church’s Chicken on your left
Turn right on Tyler Street
You are at the church.

Coming From Athens:
Take Highway 78 West to Monroe Exit on East Spring Street,
Come into town Take a right on Broad Street at courthouse (Hwy.11)
Turn right and come up to Church’s Chicken
Turn right on Tyler Street.

Note: If you pass Church’s Chicken you have gone too far.