Plaques at Capitol honor blacks who served Virginia during Reconstruction
From left, former delegate Dr. William Ferguson Reid, Sen. Henry L. Marsh III, D-Richmond, and Del. Jennifer L. McClellan, D-Richmond, unveiled the plaques at the state Capitol on Tuesday.
Posted: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 12:00 am
More than 120 Virginia African-Americans now have a place of honor in the state Capitol where they made history in the decades following the Civil War.
During a celebration at the Capitol on Tuesday evening, lawmakers unveiled three plaques noting the names of black men who served Virginia during Reconstruction.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 12:00 am.