Carver Village: Seeking National Register of Historic Places Designation

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In 2016 I documented residents in Savannah Georgia’s Carver Village to find out why they felt it important to have their residential neighborhood placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Since then, Georgia Department of Natural Resources (Historic Preservation Division) has determined that Carver Village does have national significance. The community has been placed on both the Georgia State Register of Historic Places and the National Register of Historic Places.

Atlanta’s APEX Museum – 40 Years and Still Going Strong

2018 marks the 40th Year Anniversary of Atlanta’s APEX (African-American Panoramic Experience) Museum

In early January, Daniel Moore, Sr. spent time sharing the experience he has had operating the APEX Museum since 1978.

Soundcloud Interview Highlights Include:

  • Why he founded the APEX Museum
  • How he has been able to sustain a career operating the APEX Museum
  • The types of exhibits the museum rotates
  • The social impact the museum has had on the local and African American community as a whole

 

Support Your Museum Gift Shop! – Hammonds House Museum

“it is a way for the facility to generate money. It also opens up the market and creates visibility for independent artists.” -Wendall Hurst, Hammonds House Museum, Atlanta GA

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