Yearly Archives: 2011

Trouble Don’t Las’ Always to open June 30, 2012

Trouble Don’t Las’ Always: African American Life During and After the Civil War in Central Virginia, 1860-1890 to open Saturday, June 30, 2012
The Legacy Museum’s eleventh annual exhibit, Trouble Don’t Las’ Always, curated by Dianne Swann Wright will explore and contrast what life was like for African Americans in Central Virginia when ‘Trouble’ ws in [...]

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Kwanzaa at Legacy

The Legacy Museum of African American History offered two opportunities for the public to learn about and plan for Kwanzaa, a craft workshop from 10:30-1:30 Saturday, December 10 and an Open House from 2:00 to 4:00 Sunday December 11.  Both events were  held at the Legacy Activity Center, 415 Monroe ST.. The were free and [...]

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Amherst County Training School

Pastor Margaret Nelson, Colonel US Air Force (Ret.)

Panelists Hon. Willard Douglas, Jr. and Patricia Rose

On Saturday November 19 at 3 p.m. The Legacy Museum of African American in collaboration with the Amherst Glebe Arts Response screened the oral history documentary, “Three Schools: Amherst Training School” followed by recollections and reflections by some of those who [...]

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