Rural Black Schoolhouses video

Leon County’s Black Rural Schoolhouses and FAMU

WFSU’s Mike Plummer talks with some of our neighbors about their experiences in Leon County’s...

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US Colored Troops Reenactment Unit

18th Annual L.B. Brown Festival was a huge success

The L.B. Brown House Museum held its 18th Annual Festival from February 9-10, 2018. The...

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Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Memorial Park and Museum

Brevard County civil rights pioneers remembered on MLK day

Source: WFTV Channel 9 MIMS, Fla. – As many reflect on the life and death...

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What is FAAHPN?


The Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network (FAAHPN) is a professional association organized in 2001 by the John Gilmore Riley Center Museum.

FAAHPN serves as an informational and technical assistance resource in response to a growing interest in preserving Florida’s African American culture, that of the African Diaspora and that of other related ethnically diverse historic resources globally.

The Florida Black Heritage Trail Guide is a publication produced by FAAHPN that details a microcosm of African American landmarks and legacies that exist in various locations throughout the state of Florida. Though much of Florida’s African American History has been lost, this publication demonstrates a growing interest in documenting and preserving all that remains.


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