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31
May
The City Of Camden Celebrates America’s "Poet of Democracy” In Honor Of Walt Whitman’s 200th Birthday
10:00am - 11:00am (EDT)
Whitman's Former Home
Date
May 31
Time
10:00am - 11:00am (EDT)
Location
Whitman's Former Home at 328 Doctor Martin Luther King Boulevard
Camden, New Jersey
Description

On May 31st the City of Camden along with the Walt Whitman House Historic Site will kick-off Walt Whitman’s 200th Birthday Celebration in Camden, NJ.  The event will take place in front of Whitman’s former home at 328 Mickle/Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and will celebrate the achievements of the world-renowned poet.  The program, which will focus on Whitman’s time in Camden as well as the history of Camden in relation to the historic site, will include guest speakers, a poetry reading, and musical selections, along with a ceremonial proclamation presentation by Camden Mayor Frank Moran commemorating Whitman’s 200th Birthday. 

For more information, call the City of Camden at (856) 757-7200 or the Walt Whitman House (856) 964-5383

Visit us at www.ci.camden.nj.us or https://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/historic/whitman/index.html