Kathe Hembricks grandson in the River Road Museum’s Community Gardens.
The first African-American elected mayor in the United States of America. He was elected Mayor of Donaldsonville, Louisiana in 1886.
A monument to the school that was the cornerstone for educating African American children in St. James Parish from the 1930’s to the l960’s.
The founder of River Road African-American Musuem!
Started five newly freed African American men in 1883 to provide burial insurance, medical insurance, aid to fire victims, orphans and college students.
A photo of the old Africa Plantation House, showing how it was devastated by Hurricane Gustav.
A rally that was held at the museum on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday!
Visit the museum a view it’s permanent exhibits: Free People of Color, Influences on Cuisine, Rural Roots of Jazz, River Road Black Doctors, Louisiana Black Inventors, Folk Artists, Louisiana Underground Railroad, Reconstruction, Plantation Education, and Slave Inventories.