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Queens officials help celebrate Lewis Latimer’s 175th birthday

Lewis Latimer

Oct. 3, 2023 By Rachel Butler The Lewis Latimer House Museum in Flushing have thanked Queens Rep. Grace Meng, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards and Council Member Sandra Ung, among others for speaking at celebrations to mark the 175th birthday of Lewis Latimer, which took place at the museum on Sept. 16. The celebration was free to the public and filled with lively performances, engaging science and art activities for people of all ages. “We extend our sincerest gratitude to our esteemed speakers at Lewis Latimer’s 175th birthday celebration,” a Lewis Latimer House Museum representative said in a statement to…
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