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Celebration of Howard and Lillian Lee

October 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

The Chapel Hill Historical Society invites you to celebrate Howard and Lillian Lee.

Since Howard Lee’s historic election as the first African American mayor of a predominantly White southern town in 1969, Howard and Lillian Lee have never stopped finding ways to contribute to tour community. As mayor, Howard Lee established Chapel Hill’s professional mayor’s office and established a free public transit system. Lillian Lee has dedicated herself to improving the lives of our children, by establishing the children’s school at Memorial Hospital and serving as a beloved counselor and administrator in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro school system and for her work as a board member of the MLK, Jr. University/Community Memorial Banquet. Together, the Lees have been catalysts for change, reconciliation and opportunity for all of our community.

For more information, please contact the Chapel Hill Historical Society at 919-929-1793 or



October 20, 2019
7:00 pm


Binkley Baptist Church
1712 Willow Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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