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Carousel 100th Anniversary Lecture Series: Carousel Civil Rights Story by Ilana Trachtman

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo MD

Feb 24, 2021

Carousel 100th Anniversary Lecture Series: Carousel Civil Rights Story by Ilana Trachtman

In honor of Black History Month, our first lecture on February 24 will feature Ilana Trachtman, producer of an upcoming documentary about the Civil Rights story of the Glen Echo Park carousel called “There Ain’t No Back to a Merry-Go-Round.”

In honor of Black History Month, our first lecture on February 24 will feature Ilana Trachtman, producer of an upcoming documentary about the Civil Rights story of the Glen Echo Park carousel called Ain’t No Back to a Merry-Go-Round.

"In 1960, three years before the March on Washington, a group of radicalized Howard University students climbed aboard the backs of gilded horses on Glen Echo Amusement Park’s Dentzel carousel. Since the turn of the century, Glen Echo Amusement Park had been

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Glen Echo Park

7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD 20812

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Ample free parking in a large lot off of Oxford Road (off of MacArthur Blvd.)

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