Commemoration of The Weeping Time

Saturday, Mar 7, 2020

Please join the Georgia Historical Society and partner organizations on March 6 through March 8 for a series of programs commemorating the Weeping Time, the largest sale of enslaved humans ever recorded in North America.

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The 2020 Commemoration

Friday, March 6, 2020

• 10:00 a.m.: Weeping Time with the Youth, at Otis J. Brock III Elementary School, 1804 Stratford Street, Savannah, GA 31401

• 6:00 p.m.: Symposium, Savannah State University


Saturday, March 7, 2020

• 10:00 a.m.: Weeping Time Commemoration, Otis J. Brock III Elementary School, Outdoor Field

• 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Weeping Time Community Festival, Otis Brock Elementary School, Savannah

• 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Weeping Time Community Festival, Butler Island, 2613 U.S Hwy 17, Darien, Ga., 31305

• 6:00 p.m.: Sunset Service, Darien Historical Marker – Butler Island


Sunday, March 8, 2020

• 11:00 a.m.: Sunday Service – Solomon Temple Church of God In Christ, 2005 Augusta Ave., Savannah, Ga. 31415

• 1:00 p.m.: Closing Ceremony, Weeping Time Historical Marker, Augusta Ave. & Dunn St., West Savannah