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Florida Black Heritage Trail

Would love to get a hard copy of the 1991, 2007, and any recent edition of Florida’s Black Heritage Trail publication. In 1990, the Florida Legislature created the Study Commission on African American History in Florida. The commission developed methods and established a Heritage Trail that includes sites and buildings that have been preserved and […]

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College Park Georgia Main Street’s Restaurant Opening: Virgil’s Gullah Kitchen & Bar

“Virgil’s Gullah Kitchen & Bar is bound to become a celebrated eatery in the Atlanta metropolitan area. On Friday June 21, the same night as the summer solstice, Virgil’s Gullah Kitchen & Bar opened its doors with a bar only option. They were scheduled to open their kitchen the following day. The first thing I […]

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The Wanderer Memory Trail (Jekyll Island, Georgia)

From Friday May 31, 2019 – Saturday June 1, 2019, VisitBlackHistory.com spent time exploring the Georgia Sea Islands. We began our journey at Friday’s Taste of Gullah which was hosted by the Saint Simons African American Heritage Coalition. The inaugural event was hosted in the Historic Harrington School’s outdoor area. While there, we were able […]

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