Preserving the historical and cultural heritage of a community,
enriches and reinforces a sense of place, purpose, identity and continuity

The presence of African Americans in Washtenaw County history has often been limited, scattered and sometimes altogether absent. It is up to the people who have and know the history – and the people who collect it – to do what we can to preserve, document and connect our communities.
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SAVE THE DATES!
Sunday August 10, 12 Noon-3 PM
Sunday October 19, 12 Noon-3 PM
Journey to Freedom: Underground Railroad Bus Tour of Washtenaw County

Sunday, September 29 at 3PM
Phase II Oral History Interviews with Dorothy Wilson, Barbara Meadows, Tessie Freeman, Paul Wasson and John Barfield premiere at the Ann Arbor District Library

Sunday, October 5 at 2PM
Focus on the Arts: Authors
Local authors discuss recent works

Sunday, December 7, 5-8 PM
18th Annual Evening of Dinner and Jazz
Fundraiser for the AACHM. Featuring Ron Brooks and Friends with vocalist Betty Joplin
We are VERY excited to share with you that we received a $10,000 grant from the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation for strategic planning. We thank the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation for providing the funding for us to be able to do this work.
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Check our Facebook page for updates, shared photos and other news of interest and historical items
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1528 Pontiac Trail - August 1, 2014...
The future home of the African American Cultural
& Historical Museum of Washtenaw County