Sarasota's Museum of African American History and Culture Announces Location


Vickie Oldham, president and CEO of the Sarasota African American Cultural Coalition.


Sarasota’s African American Cultural Coalition (SAACC) has announced that its Museum of African American History and Culture will be housed in the historic Leonard Reid home, currently located at Cohen Way and Seventh Street in the Rosemary District. The home, most recently the location of Canned Ham Vintage, will eventually be moved to a nearly two-acre piece of property at the corner of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way and North Orange Avenue in Newtown. City commissioners unanimously voted to purchase the land for the museum and plan to close on the parcels in mid-August; according…



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