Tourism board partners with association, church for historic markers in Washington County

Washington County tourism officials are partnering with two local groups to commission a series of historic markers commemorating the county's African-American heritage. The project is a joint venture of the African American Historical Association of Western Maryland and Ebenezer African Methodist Church in Hagerstown. It would recognize iconic structures and notable residents, such as Robert W. Johnson, according to a news release from Visit Hagerstown, formerly known as the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau. (Herald-Mail)

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