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Dr. Mary Alice Hatwood Futrell, a former business education teacher at Parker-Gray, listens to remarks at the Oct. 24 dedication of the Memorial Walkway.

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Paving the Way in Alexandria

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.

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