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USCT Meet & Greet

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The 2nd USCT Family requests your presence at our Annual Meet & Greet Date: March 7, 2019 Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm Location: John G. Riley Museum and Center 419 E. Jefferson Street – Tallahassee, Florida, 32301 Come out and meet the members of The 2nd Infantry Regiment United States Colored Troops Living History Association To join our team and learn …

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Applause for the Pioneers Gala

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15th Annual Applause for the Pioneers Cuff Links & Pearls Gala Honoring a prominent Tallahassee African American Family “The Proctors” Antonio, George, John & Bahamia Thursday, February 28th, 2019 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm Goodwood Museum & Gardens – 1600 Miccosukee Rd., Tallahassee, Fl 32308 Sponsorship: Full Table • $1000; Half Table • $500; Single Admission • $100 Attire: Black …

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19th Annual Rock-A-Thon

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We would like to invite you and your organizations to this year’s 19th Annual Rock-A-Thon! We will have food vendors, live entertainment, games and holiday shopping. DATE: Saturday, December 1, 2018 TIME: 10:00A.M. – 3:00 P.M. LOCATION: Gaither Gym (1835 Wanish Way, Tallahassee, FL 32307) Email: plee@rileymuseum.org Phone: 850-681-7881 Payment can be sent by PayPal, Mail or Fax SET-UP BEGINS @ …

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Lunch & Learn Series: The African American History of Tallahassee

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For years African American communities have established a distinctive presence in areas throughout Florida. The well-known contributions as well as untold stories of struggle and triumph are woven into a rich and colorful historical tapestry. Amidst these stories are the Landmarks and Legacies that define and describe significant aspects of Florida’s cultural heritage. Join Tallahassee’s John G. Riley Center / …

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Two galleries highlight Gullah GeeChee artifacts at exhibits

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Source: Tallahassee Democrat By: Marina Brown Did you ever walk through the woods and out of curiosity pull back the bark of an old fallen tree? You may have thought you knew everything you wanted to know about the crusty, forgotten bark, but what lies beneath that surface — busy ants, ancient knowledge passed along pheromone-laced trails, an entire culture …

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2018 Season of Emancipation

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  SAVE THE DATES The 2nd Infantry Regiment United States Colored Troops Living History Association 2018 Season of Emancipation 6th Annual Walk Through Living History Parade and Day in the Park Date: May 12, 2018 Time: 9:00AM – 4:00PM Location: Speed Spencer Stevens Park 1907 Saxon Street – Tallahassee, FL 32310 8th Annual Emancipation and Abolitionist Ball Date: May 18, …