Ceremonies Marking Sign Memorializing Lynching of Three Black Men

May 24, 2021

Site Where Matthew Williams was Lynched in 1931
Credit Don Rush

Salisbury unveiled a sign marking the deaths of three black men in Wicomico County. In 1931 Matthew Williams was lynched in downtown Salisbury; another body of a blackman was found believed to be related to the lynching. Garfield King was lynched in Wicomico County in 1898. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush was at the ceremony.