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Army veteran hunts for identity of 31 black Civil War troops buried in Tallahassee

Army veteran hunts for identity of 31 black Civil War troops buried in Tallahassee

Source: Tallahassee Democrat For some, military service doesn’t end on the battlefield. Such is the case for Army Sgt. Maj. Jarvis Rosier, who is on a 10-year quest to...

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2019 Emancipation Day Speech by Mr. Clifton P. Lewis

2019 Emancipation Day Speech by Mr. Clifton P. Lewis

“This Day” – May 20, 1865 The Historic Knott House Museum – Tallahassee, Florida Clifton P. Lewis, May 20, 2019                                                                                          “…And upon this Act, sincerely believed to be an...

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Spady Cultural to be Recognized as “Best Local Cultural Institution”

Spady Cultural to be Recognized as “Best Local Cultural Institution”

Spady Cultural to be Recognized as “Best Local Cultural Institution” at Annual Synergy Summit for Cultural & Heritage Tourism Delray Beach, FL – (April 15, 2019) – On May...

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Florida on a Tankful: 5 Things to Know About the Riley House Museum

Florida on a Tankful: 5 Things to Know About the Riley House Museum

Source: Spectrum News 13 By Caitlin Wilson TALLASHASSEE, Fla. — Nestled in the heart of Tallahassee sits the historic home of notable African-American figure John G. Riley. Now, you...

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IMLS Town and Gown Stabilization Project Documents

IMLS Town and Gown Stabilization Project Documents

IMLS Town and Gown Stabilization Project Documents OBJECTIVE OF IMLS GRANT:  To create a collaboration of higher education and a community-based museum to explore the possibilities, opportunities and challenges...

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New Book: Welcome to the A!

New Book: Welcome to the A!

Written by: Denise Powell Welcome to the A! is for anyone even thinking about moving to the ‘Capital of the South’—Atlanta, GA. You need Welcome to the A! if...

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Lunch & Learn Series: The African American History of Tallahassee

Lunch & Learn Series: The African American History of Tallahassee

For years African American communities have established a distinctive presence in areas throughout Florida. The well-known contributions as well as untold stories of struggle and triumph are woven into...

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Two galleries highlight Gullah GeeChee artifacts at exhibits

Two galleries highlight Gullah GeeChee artifacts at exhibits

Source: Tallahassee Democrat By: Marina Brown Did you ever walk through the woods and out of curiosity pull back the bark of an old fallen tree? You may have...

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Hats Off to the FAAHPN Network

Hats Off to the FAAHPN Network

Source: USNews.com Pensacola Chappie James Museum and Flight Academy Opens June 7 By TROY MOON, Pensacola News Journal PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Chappie James’ childhood home in downtown Pensacola...

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Punta Gorda comes together for Emancipation Day

Punta Gorda comes together for Emancipation Day

Blanchard House Museum- Punta Gorda Florida- commemorated Florida’s May 20th Emancipation Day on May 19th. Sandra Rooks, Executive Director of the Pinellas African American Museum of History and Culture...

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