|Dr. Roger A. Young Marker Unveiled In Clifton Forge|
Clifton Forge, VA (Sept. 24, 2021) - A formal ceremony dedicating a historic marker on the front lawn of the Clifton Forge Town Hall for Dr. Roger Arlinger Young was conducted earlier today.
Mayor Pam Marshall introduced Julie Langan, Director of the Virginia Dept. of Historic Resources, who spoke about the marker process and Dr. Josh Howard, who provided some details of the life of Dr. Young, a Clifton Forge native and first African American woman ever to earn a Ph.D. in zoology.
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Here is a link to our video of the entire unveiling of the marker event:
Dr. Roger A. Young Marker Unveiling in Clifton Forge, VA., Friday, Sept. 24, 2021.