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
Join us at the Museum for
“History Comes Alive!”
Tuesday-Saturday Noon until 4:00PM
Special events and private guided tours can be made outside of general admission times. Please call the office to schedule your event.
Donations are strongly encouraged.