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Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

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Wonderful Place

Every event I've attended here has been stellar. Most recently, a young local filmmaker... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Lis M
Charlottesville, Virginia
Lots happening

I find myself down at the Jefferson School regularly for lectures, films, and other community... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
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6 Aug 2018
“Wonderful Place”
9 Jul 2018
“Lots happening”
Located in the Jefferson School City Center, The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center’s mission is to honor and preserve the rich heritage and legacy of the African-American community of Charlottesville-Albemarle, Virginia and to...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4593
+1 434-260-8720
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Every event I've attended here has been stellar. Most recently, a young local filmmaker chronicled his family's history along with a local writer whose family employed the filmmaker's antecedents. Telling and provocative

Thank Lis M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I find myself down at the Jefferson School regularly for lectures, films, and other community activity. Presentations are always well considered, and it's an honor simply to walk into this well restored living memorial to our common ancestors.

Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This was such a wonderful experience! I would encourage everyone who visits the Charlottesville area to visit the Center. It is even more important than ever to know and understand our nation's true history - this is a conversation we all need to have and...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

A small exhibit that’s well worth a stop. This is a great place to come to learn about African-American history in Charlottesville, especially about education. They also have brochures for walking tours around the city. Wheelchair accessible.

Thank Micaela M
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The Jefferson School of African American Heritage offers an impressive array of programs and resources. I've learned much from their exhibits and attended an excellent presentation in their auditorium. I'm looking forward to being a regular visitor and supporter of this excellent gathering place for...More

Thank Grace K
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Recently renovated, there is so much going on here. My kids go there to roller skate on the weekends, there are exercise classes, a cafe, a very nice auditorium for events (it's available for rental), they host art exhibits and talks, and have an interesting...More

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