(BALTMORE – July 24, 2017) – Please join the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Maryland, Free and Accepted Masons of Maryland and its Jurisdictions and the Great Blacks in Wax Museum for the celebration and unveiling of the Most Worshipful Samuel Thornton Daniel, Sr.’s was figure. This historical tribute will be held at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, MD on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 3 pm.
Also in attendance for this historic unveiling will be the Prince Hall Family, including the Most Worshipful Grand Master Lee Taylor, the Honorable Kweisi Mfume (Co-Chairman), the Honorable Kurt L. Schmoke (Co-Chairman), and Prince Hall Foundation CEO Antonio Sturgis.
The iconic Daniels served for 38 years as Grand Master of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Maryland and its Jurisdiction, which includes lodges in Europe and the Middle East. “Sam the Grand” was also a Civil Rights legend who served on the Maryland Commission on Interracial Problems and Relations, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and as Executive Director of the Baltimore Council for Equal Business Opportunity.
His leadership skills and passion for helping the children of Baltimore led then-Mayor Thomas D’Alessandro to appoint Sam to the Baltimore City School Board.
Grand Master Taylor said, “All are welcome as we celebrate the life and legacy of Grand Master Daniels.” He added, “Having his was figure placed in the Great Blacks in Wax Museum insures that Grand Master Daniels has a permanent place in the hearts and minds of all citizens.”
For more information, call the Honorable Lee Taylor at 410.669.4966 or the Right Worshipful Charles R. Owens at 410.812.4534.