And, of course, Eatonville, Florida...The powers expected Eatonville to say, "When you want us gone, Boss?"...Let me use the Eatonville example to illustrate...For us in Eatonville historic preservation is activist-driven
Spennemann Keeping Our African- American Heritage Alive by John Lewis Heritage and History in Eatonville, Florida by N
For my part, I often talk about two things : my family’s connection to the historic town of Eatonville, Florida, and my passion for ensuring that communities of color are fully represented in both our collective narrative and the historic places our country holds dear
These include the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities in Eatonville. the oldest black municipality in the United States
The Zora Neal Hurston Festival is held annually in Eatonville which has a National Register historic district, and is the oldest African-American incorporated municipality in the nation
Messaging developed by National Trust staff regarding the importance of historic districts.
In recent months Historic preservationists across the country have noted heightened threats to a key protective tool in saving places: historic districts. Here are a few documents pulled together in response to this threat. Make sure to read the full toolkit . #PreservationTools ...
To help local advocates preserve African American historic sites, especially those individuals new to preservation, the National Trust has published a basic primer, Preserving African American Historic Places . This 24-page publication introduces the world of historic preservation and explains...
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