Heritage Tourism Development Project

Organization:
Black Heritage Society, Inc.
Amount:
$25,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Lenoir
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to help the Black Heritage Society connect to heritage tourism planning and implementation efforts in Lenoir County by highlighting the contributions of African-Americans during the Civil War. The project will provide a list of locations in North Carolina occupied by US Colored Troops, a description of US Colored Troop participation in North Carolina battles and encourage the creation of an African-American Civil War tour.

Contact:
Mr. Malcolm E. Beech P.O. Box 848 Kinston, North Carolina 28502-0848 (252) 522-4660
Areas Served:
Craven, Greene, Jones, Pitt, Wayne, Lenoir

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