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Jack Hadley Black History Museum



Do You Remember? The Imperial Hotel

Jack Hadley Black History Museum, Bell Library 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

We are seeking your help with our second installment of “Do You Remember?” this time focusing on the Imperial Hotel. The Imperial Hotel was owned and operated by Harvey and Dorothy Lewis Thompson. The [...]

6th Annual Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Festival

214 Alexander Street 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

We have invited several of our local Public Safety Agencies from the City of Thomasville and the County. Also, public Emergency Transport Agencies. They will to come celebrate along with the area Buff [...]

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Tons of Black History as well as family history. Worth visiting, you never know what you may find out about your lineage.

S. Belle

This place was loaded with historical information.....a most see. Plan at least an hour. Then, have lunch or dinner at Sweet and Sassy! Make it a day! Awesome! Enjoy!

C. Amankwaa

Very educational for anyone wanting to know things that happened in black history I truly enjoyed the tour very enlightening for our children today.

M. Davis

It was interesting to be able to walk around and see so many pieces of local as well as national history. As an added bonus I got to talk to Mr. Hadley. He has led a very interesting life, and should probably have a book or two written about himself.

D. Perez

What happens when a son asks his father about finding information about Black History? The father provides a Black Museum...so all people that have a question about Black History can find answers. Thank Mr. Hadley.

U. Hammonds Jr.

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