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Shady Hill Baptist Church

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1500 Old Durham Road
Roxboro, NC 27573 United States
336-599-7454 http://www.shadyhillbaptist.org/

February 2019

Memorial Service Honoring Ed Roach

February 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Shady Hill Baptist Church, 1500 Old Durham Road
Roxboro, NC 27573 United States

Shady Hill Baptist Church, 1500 Old Durham Road, Roxboro. There will be a memorial service honoring the only documented victim of lynching in Roxboro. The service is expected to last about one hour. Ed Roach from Reidsville, NC, was employed at the construction company of Nello Teer, a prominent Durham businessman, who wrote a letter stating that Mr. Roach was working on his construction site near Roxboro at the time of the alleged assault on a young woman, the crime of…

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