Richmond >Black History Museum Cultural
Black History comes to life at this Richmond museum..
What to Expect
The Black History Museum and Cultural Center seeks to inspire pride and understanding through such exhibits as "Oliver Hill Sr., Esq.: Humanitarian, Civil Rights Attorney, Trailblazer," which celebrates the life of the local lawyer recently awarded the Medal of Freedom; "African American Textile Wall Hangings" and "African Artifacts," which celebrate African roots and trace its influence in the arts.
The museum building itself is a local treasure-an 1832 Greek Revival building located in Jackson Ward, historically one of the major African-American communities on the East Coast.
Complete the Experience
After watching the short film and seeing the exhibits, visitors may enjoy a walk to the Maggie Walker House National Historic Site just two blocks away
"The hidden Jewel of Richmond". it's hard to find this place,but all i had to do was call. a friendly voice then answered giving me great directions. when i got there i learned about the history of a beautiful neighborhood going through a major renovation. i was amazed by this and had to know more. the friendly staff was helpful in giving me enough info from where to go to how the city is growing.
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