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Lift Every Voice: African American History in Savannah

August 20, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Owens-Thomas House will be free and open to the public on August 20 between 12-4pm to celebrate the recent opening of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. The Owens-Thomas House and several other Savannah museums are highlighting our city’s African American History. Join us for tours and exhibitions focused on the history of African Americans and to learn about future plans for more inclusive interpretations at some of these sites.


Participating sites will be FREE & open to the public August 20, 12-4pm:

Telfair Museums’ Owens-Thomas House
124 Abercorn Street
Davenport House Museum
324 East State Street
Ossabaw Island Foundation
Contact for ferry details
Pin Point Heritage Museum
9924 Pin Point Avenue
Georgia State Railroad Museum
655 Louisville Road
Georgia Historical Society
501 Whitaker Street
Beach Institute in partnership with City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives
502 East Harris Street

More Information:

WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports


August 20, 2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Owens-Thomas House
124 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31401 United States