Everett Holmes New York State Historic Marker Dedication
A dedication ceremony will be held for a historic roadside marker commemorating Everett Holmes, one of New York State’s first African-American mayors. The unveiling and dedication will take place at the Bridgewater Historical Society (Union Station) beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28. The ceremony will be followed by a reception in the station.
BORN 1908. WORKED AS
CARPENTER. SERVED AS VILLAGE
TRUSTEE 1960-1969. ELECTED
MAYOR 1974, ONE OF NY STATE’S
FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN MAYORS.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2019