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Pinellas County school students tour the Pinellas African American Museum

Pinellas County school students tour the Pinellas African American Museum

A group of first grade students and teachers from Pinellas County schools toured the Pinellas African American Museum on February 19, 2016.  

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FAAHPN and United States Colored Troops pay homage to a National Military and Civilian Hero

FAAHPN and United States Colored Troops pay homage to a National Military and Civilian Hero

On February 3, 2016 the Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network and Representative Jimmie Smith, Chairman of the House Veteran & Affairs Subcommittee, honored WWII veteran J. J. Corbett,...

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#MySpady: Community Outreach, Participation, & Representation Campaign

#MySpady: Community Outreach, Participation, & Representation Campaign

The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum is pleased to announce the launch of #MySpady: A Community Outreach, Participation, & Representation Campaign. This interactive campaign will connect local residents and visitors...

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Celebrating 25 Years!!

Celebrating 25 Years!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: Contact: Gael Frazer or Lornetta Epps 469-1456 or aahs990@earthlink.net Celebrating 25 Years!! The African American Heritage Society will present an exclusive documentary screening...

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Lt. Carl A. Bailey Cemetery Historical Marker to be dedicated in Cleveland

Lt. Carl A. Bailey Cemetery Historical Marker to be dedicated in Cleveland

Source:  Blanchard House Museum CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2015)- The Char1otte County Board of County Commissioners will dedicate a new Char1otte County Historical Marker at Lt. Car1 A....

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FAAHPN 2015 Biennial Conference

FAAHPN 2015 Biennial Conference

SAVE THE DATE! FAAHPN 2015 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE MAY 18 – 20, 2015 Join us for the upcoming 2015 Biennial Statewide Conference taking place in Tallahassee, Florida’s capital city, Monday,...

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John G. Riley Center/Museum “Casting the Net” with a $150,000 IMLS grant

John G. Riley Center/Museum “Casting the Net” with a $150,000 IMLS grant

John G. Riley Center/Museum is “Casting the Net” with an award-winning $150,000 grant project from the Institute of Museum & Library Services TALLAHASSEE – On Saturday, November 1, 2014,...

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A Timeline of the African Diaspora Experience

A Timeline of the African Diaspora Experience

Florida has a relationship with African descendants unlike any other state. Early Spanish inhabitants believed that Florida reminded Africans of their homeland. From its earliest beginnings, it became a...

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John G. Riley House and Museum

The John G. Riley Center/Museum is a historical and cultural gem that sits at the bottom of a hill in downtown Tallahassee, at the corner of Meridian and Jefferson...

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Bealsville, Inc – Glover School Historic Site

Bealsville, Inc – Glover School Historic Site

Deep in the heart of Florida exist a place, a building, and a community with a happy ending. The historical significance of Historic Glover School as a part of...

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