Glen Echo’s Sit-In on a Carousel

Glen Echo Sit-In

Not all civil rights battles were fought in marches or at lunch counters. In the Washington, D.C. area, one struggle occurred at an amusement park. The park, Glen Echo is now part of the federal George Washington Memorial Parkway, and it provides a fascinating look at a sit-in on a carousel. The summerlong 1960 protest, […]