Natchez Plans to  Honor USCT

Natchez Plans to Honor USCT

Natchez U.S. Colored Troops Monument Committee to

hold Community-wide Meeting in November

 

Public input will be sought for the next

phase of the monument project

 

NATCHEZ, Miss. – The public is invited to attend a community meeting on the Natchez U.S. Colored Troops Monument project at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, in the Natchez Convention Center, located at 211 Main St. The meeting will be held by the Natchez U.S. Colored Troops Monument Committee.

 

According to Committee Chairman Robert Pernell, the purpose of the meeting is to gather public input on the proposed monument project that will honor the more than 3,000 African American men who served with six regiments at Fort McPherson in Natchez. That number includes the Navy servicemen who were born in Natchez.

 

Questions about the upcoming meeting may be directed to Dr. Roscoe Barnes III, who chairs the Marketing/PR Subcommittee for the project. Additional information may be found on the Facebook page: “Descendants of Natchez (USCT)”: https://www.facebook.com/groups/descendantsofnatchezusct

 

Quick Overview

 

Subject: Community-wide meeting will be held by the Natchez U.S. Colored Troops Monument Committee to gather public input on the monument project.

 

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021

 

Time: 6 p.m.

 

Location: Natchez Convention Center, 211 Main St., Natchez

 

Contact: Roscoe Barnes III at 601-446-6345 or by email at roscoe@visitnatchez.org

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