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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published January 06, 2012

SENATOR CARDIN TO ATTEND ANNUAL MARYLAND MASONS EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION OBSERVANCE



On Sunday, January 8, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) will attend the annual Maryland Masons Emancipation Proclamation Observance, commemorating President Lincoln’s January 1, 1863 Executive Order freeing slaves in the 10 states that were then in rebellion.

This year’s celebration will pay special tribute to the late R.W. Robert J. Poindexter, who was a Prince George’s County resident and the Grand Lecturer of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Maryland.

WHAT: Senator Cardin to address the Annual Maryland Masons Emancipation Proclamation Observance

WHEN: Sunday, January 8 at 3 p.m.

WHERE: Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Maryland,
1325 Madison Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217