Ongoing Partnership with Housatonic Heritage and the African American Heritage Trail

This program is an ongoing partnership between the UMass Amherst Public History program and Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area (Housatonic Heritage), an organization that identifies, preserves, shares and celebrates African American heritage in the Upper Housatonic Valley, and the African American Heritage Trail, a project of Housatonic Heritage. Student projects have included an exhibit for the Samuel Harrison House; a exhibit for the Friends of the W.E.B. DuBois Homesite called "Becoming a Son of Great Barrington;" and an award-winning exhibit called "Elizabeth Freeman: A Story of Courage" at the Elizabeth Freedman house.
Begin / End Date:
Saturday, January 1, 2000
Assessment Mechanism:
No
Program Contact:
UNIT(s):
College of Humanities and Fine Arts/History

Partner Map

Partner(s):
  • Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area
    24 Main Street
    PO Box 493
    Salisbury, CT 06068
    United States