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Copy of House Joint Resolution 10 Apologizing for Slavery Signed by Governor Markell on Display at the Delaware Public Archives

Date Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2016
Categories:  Delaware Public Archives

What: On Wednesday, February 10, Governor Jack Markell signed House Joint Resolution 10 at a ceremony held at the Delaware Public Archives. The Resolution formally apologized for the state’s role in slavery. To celebrate the signing of this historical document and to commemorate African American History Month, a complete copy of House Joint Resolution 10 is now on public display at the Archives until the end of February.

When: Friday, February 12, 2016 until Monday, February 29, 2016.

Where: Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard North, Dover, DE

For more information, contact Tom Summers (302) 744-5047 or e-mail thomas.summers@state.de.us.

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