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African Americans Look Back: On the Founding of Hillcrest at Southampton Historical Museum

April 14, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free
Brenda Sandra and Mary Jane Simmon

Come learn about the Hillcrest Community and lifestyle from those who experienced it firsthand. At this oral history program participants will reminisce on the history of the community, the Great Migration to the north, jobs obtained during that time, some of the influential people, entrepreneurship and their gathering place, the “Barber Shop”. Participants will also discuss the many changes that have occurred over the years, and the importance of “Community”.

This discussion will be led by Brenda Simmons. Call the Museum at 631-283-2494 (WednesdaySaturday; 11-4) for more information. Co-sponsored with the Rogers Memorial Library.

Details

Date:
April 14, 2016
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Southampton Historical Museum
17 Meeting House Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Phone:
631.283.2494