Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Bartow History Museum presents "History of Summer Hill" lecture

(Media Release) On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 7:00 p.m., the BHM welcomes the Summer Hill Heritage Group.  Nancy Beasley, Calvin Cooley, Elmer Felton, Joy Hill, as well as other members of this group, will discuss the history of Summer Hill and how the Summer Hill Heritage Group is preserving and communicating this history today. 

This historic community in Cartersville nurtured generations of African Americans, produced Georgia's first African American Supreme Court justice, a Tuskegee Airman, a famous Motown songwriter, as well as teachers, ministers, doctors, lawyers, and other professionals despite poverty, racism, and segregation laws. 

This Evening Lecture will take place at the Bartow History Museum located at

4 E. Church Street in downtown Cartersville.  Parking is available next to the building.  The lecture is free to members and included with the price of admission for not-yet members. For more information on this and other BHM programs, call 770-382-3818, ext. 6288 or visit our website at www.bartowhistorymuseum.org.

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