May 22, 2024

Williams Wins More Praise for Fredericksburg Civil Rights Trail

James Farmer Multicultural Center Assistant Director Chris Williams

James Farmer Multicultural Center Assistant Director Chris Williams

James Farmer Multicultural Center Assistant Director Chris Williams received praise in a recent issue of Leisure Group Travel. The article, titled “Fredericksburg’s Civil Rights Trail: A Story of People,” says that enough cannot be said about the partnership between the City of Fredericksburg and the University of Mary Washington. The authors of the trail’s narrative are Victoria Matthews (City of Fredericksburg Economic Development and Tourism) and Chris Williams (University of Mary Washington’s James Farmer Multicultural Center). The University Geography Department and Historic Preservation Department students and faculty made significant contributions developing the story maps, collecting oral histories and archival information. Read more.