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Headstone of George Harris, a former slave from the Winters Lane, an African American community in Catonsville, MD, who served in the Civil War.

Headstone of George Harris, a former slave from the Winters Lane, an African American community in Catonsville, MD, who served in the Civil War.

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Historian to Discuss Baltimore County African-Americans role in Civil War

Very few documented histories of African American life and communities are available in Baltimore County. However, historian and author Louis S. Diggs, the president of the Friends of Historical Cherry Hill AUMP, Inc. and the president of the board of the Diggs-Johnson Museum in Granite continues his mission to tell these stories.