Museum News

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Doby High graduates bring notice to Wetumpka’s segregated school

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Drew Taylor, Montgomery Advertiser Winfred Wise remembers an Elmore County that was comprised of both black and white people, but never the two meeting....   Read More

The Teacher’s Home

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The Teacher’s Home was built in 1924 during the construction of the Rosenwald school building. Teacher’s were required to live in the county were...   Read More

Museum Exhibits

The museum’s permanent collections focus on the history of Elmore County’s Black families, churches, schools and organizations. ¬†Paintings by Wetumpka native Steve Mitchell, which...   Read More

Thread My Needle Quilters Group

In 2000, the Thread My Needle Quilting group began meeting at the museum. The quilters meet every Tuesday from 9am-1pm to utilize their quilting/sewing...   Read More

Museum opening day

On Tuesday, February 3, 2015, the Elmore County Black History Museum opened it doors for the first time to the 4th grade students of...   Read More

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