The Sojourner

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As  part  of  the  History  Comes  Alive 2022 Program  the  African  American History  Museum  has  created  10  different  weekly  programs.

June 4 - Oak Ridge Cemetery ”The Colored Section”

June 11 - Springfield Green Book Businesses on Route 66

June 18 - A Juneteenth Celebration

June 25 - African Americans and Mr. Lincoln Part I, 1837-1861

July 2 - African Americans and Mr. Lincoln Part 2, 1861-1865

July 9 - Oak Ridge Cemetery, “The Colored Section”

July 16 - Henry Stephens, African American Coal Miner

July 23 - African American Historical Sites: Lincoln Colored Home, Colored Firehouse #5, and The Judge Taylor House

July 30 - Pathways to Freedom - The Illinois Underground Railroad

August 6 - Professional Athletes from Central Illinois - A Panel Discussion

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Special events and private guided tours can be made outside of general admission times. Please call the office to schedule your event.

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1440 Monument Avenue
Springfield, Illinois 62702
Email: siaahf@yahoo.com

Phone: (217 ) 391-6323

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