Rev. L. Francis Griffin Observance

Rev. L. Francis Griffin

Honoring the Legacy of Rev. L. Francis Griffin 
(1917-1980) 

The Rev. L. Francis Griffin observance is held on or in the days leading up to his September 15 birthdate and seeks to honor the contributions of this iconic civil rights leader. Rev. Griffin worked here in Prince Edward County and beyond to help lead the struggle for racial equality.   

This observance is marked with a reflection upon the integral role that faith played in the life of Rev. L. Francis Griffin as we join in commemoration with his home pastorate First Baptist Church. 

Additional activities of reflection and remembrance are planned at the museum as we offer tribute to Rev. Griffin for his courageous leadership. 

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