October 31, 2020
Mayor Justin Wilson, right, gives an elbow bump greeting to Julian “Butch” Haley Jr, chairman of the Alexandria African American Hall of Fame, following the presentation of a proclamation commemorating the 100th anniversary of Parker-Gray School Oct. 24 at Charles Houston Recreation Center.
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Memorial Walkway celebrates legacy of Parker-Gray School.
The 100th anniversary of the founding of Parker-Gray School, for decades the lone place of education for Alexandria’s African American community, was celebrated Oct. 24 with the dedication of a brick Memorial Walkway on the grounds of its original site at the Charles Houston Recreation Center.