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Tinner Hill Celebrates NAACP Branch Centennial

The Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the formation of the first rural branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People with a gala and site dedication.

There will be an awards dinner gala on Friday, Jan. 9, at the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 706 W. Broad St., Falls Church. Roslyn M. Brock, chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s board of directors, will be the keynote speaker at the gala.

On Saturday, Jan. 10, the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation will dedicate a site at 106 Tinner Hill Road in Falls Church to commemorate the centennial of the first rural branch of the civil rights organization. For more information about the centennial celebration, visit tinnerhill.org.