Monday, March 9, 2009

Lyttonsville community explores its roots - Gazette

At celebration, exhibit, residents learn about rich history of African-American neighborhood

by Matthew Smith | Staff Writer

For residents of the historically black neighborhood of Lyttonsville or Linden, history can live in your backyard and emerges those who remember the past come together to share it.

To celebrate the rich history of African-American culture in Montgomery County, county historians, activists and Lyttonsville residents gathered Friday at the neighborhood's Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center to celebrate black struggles in the nation and their accomplishments in their neighborhood.

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