African American Cultural & Historical Museum

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This combination bus and walking tour starts at the Eastern Michigan University Student Center, 900 Oakwood in Ypsilanti.
This tour revolves around Ypsilanti's black Civil War veterans. We’ll visit their resting sites during a walk through Highland Cemetery. From the bus we'll visit sites in downtown and on the south side of Ypslantii significant to African Americans during the late 1800s. AACHM Board members Deborah Meadows and Matt Siegfried will co-docent.

Tickets are $20 for individuals, $10 for students.
For reservations or information about future tours or to schedule one for your group, church or family reunion, call or text 734-819-8182 or email deborahmeadows2@msn.com
This Community Museum Needs You!
The African American Cultural & Historical Museum of Washtenaw County is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization. The AACHM is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and accurately interpreting the cultural and historical contributions of local Black families and residents. Our community Museum needs:
Making a contribution has never been easier or more convenient. Choose to make monthly installments, an annual contribution or a one-time donation. We appreciate everyone who is joining the initiative to open and operate a Museum of African American History and Culture at 1528 Pontiac Trail.
The AACHM extends a special thanks to
The Mosaic Foundation (of R. & P. Heydon) and
Richard Mitchell of Mitchell & Mouat Architects
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Phase 3 of the Living Oral History Project with the Ann Arbor District Library has been completed and Phase 4 has begun thanks to a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council.

The Ypsilanti District Library's online archive of A.P. Marshall interviews from over 40 years ago is also updated. Read more…
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