Col. Charles Young


1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Ohio History Center

800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211


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Col. Charles Young was the third African-American man to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point as well as the first to achieve the rank of colonel. Join us to learn more about this remarkable Ohioan who, despite facing discrimination for much of his life, left an indelible legacy as a soldier, diplomat and civil rights leader.


Included with museum admission.