Blacks in Wax Exhibition to recognize Black History Month

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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — The Panama City Community Redevelopment Agency will host the wax figure exhibition, “Being Literate, Being Free,” to recognize Black History Month. The exhibition will be held February 13-15 at the A.D. Harris Learning Village.

This “Blacks in Wax Museum” traveling exhibit originates from Baltimore, Maryland, and includes figures like Frederick Douglass, Lewis Latimer and Mary Eliza Mahoney.

The exhibit opens February 13 at 5:30 p.m., and February 14-15 at 10 a.m. There will also be a heritage program Thursday at the same time.

Watch this segment from News 13 Midday to learn more about this Black History Month event in Panama City.

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