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Clayton Jackson McGhie Day of Remembrance 2019
Honor the victims of the 1920 Duluth lynchings at the site of their memorial, 99 years after a mob of 10,000 community members lined the streets of Duluth to participate in the lynching of Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson and Isaac McGhie.
Special guests include the new Clayton Jackson McGhie scholarship recipient Kyra Word. The memorial committee will also reveal important announcements for the 100-year commemorative events happening in 2020.
A second event will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Park Hill Cemetery, 2500 Vermilion Road, at the gravesite of Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson and Isaac McGhie. The gathering will include a short graveside service and an open forum for the community.