On Saturday, Oct. 20, 2019, at 10000 Shands Pier Road in St. Johns, a ceremony took place in partnership with the Equal Justice Initiative to honor Isaac Barrett. While the ceremony took on a different tone with the missing marker that was to be unveiled, the story of Isaac Barrett was still told, and we will continue to unwaveringly tell our story. Barrett, an African American tenant farmer, was lynched in St. Johns County on June 5, 1897. He did not have a chance to defend himself in a court o [...]
The 2018 Racial Justice Essay Contest deadline is quickly approaching! All public students grades 9-12 attending high school in St. Johns County are encouraged to submit an essay for the contest hosted by the Equal Justice Initiative. The deadline is October 1.
The Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center has been chosen as a recipient partner for the 21st Annual Columbia Restaurant Community Harvest for September 2018. Dine at the Columbia for lunch or dinner in September, select the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center as your organization of choice, and 5% percent of your food and beverage costs will be donated to the museum in the form of gift certificates. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal and help the museum without spending [...]
We are telling our story with combined exhibits, artifacts, art and stories to highlight the African roots that helped shape the Ancient City. Join us as we debut "Out of Africa" an exhibit of tribal art & travel memorabilia gathered from friends and supporters like you. Experience the captivating, trans-formative and empowering historic presentation of "Day Clean Spirit" with Dr. Amir Toure, professor of African Studies at Savannah State University. Following the presentation, there will be [...]
For the past 12 years, the Friends of Lincolnville, Inc. have worked to restore the former Excelsior School, built in 1924, which is now the home of the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center. We are putting together a beautification project and community day to create civic awareness and fellowship. Please come out and show your community support and have some fun in the sun. Water and snacks will be provided!!!