Willow Hill hosts African-American cemetery tours


The
Willow Hill Heritage and Renaissance Center is launching a series of monthly
African-American cemetery tours with a tour set for Saturday of the historic
Mount Pisgah, or “Fish Trap,” Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Participants
will meet at the historic Willow Hill School, now the Heritage and Renaissance
Center, 4235 Willow Hill Road near Portal, at 8 a.m. and travel to the cemetery
for a tour led by Dr. Alvin D. Jackson. The event is free and open to the
public.

2019
is the nationally recognized year of “Commemoration of 400 Years of
African-American History.” The Willow Hill Center is hosting the series of
tours, “If These Cemeteries Could Talk,” the third Saturday of each month as
part of the area commemoration.

The
Willow Hill Center hosted an open forum in January…

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