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City of Lawrenceville

Historical Marker Dedication in Remembrance of the Lynching of Charles Hale

Historical Marker Dedication Honoring the Memory of Charles Hale

The Gwinnett Remembrance Coalition, in partnership with the City of Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County, the Gwinnett Historical Restoration & Preservation Board, and the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) of Montgomery, Alabama, dedicated a historical marker honoring the memory of Charles Hale. Mr. Hale, an African American resident of Gwinnett County, was lynched in 1911 in Lawrenceville Square.