A new site on the African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard will be dedicated on July 27 at 3 p.m.
African American Heritage Trail
Louisa Hufstader
The African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard dedicated a new site at Memorial Wharf commemorating the still-mysterious escape of a fugitive from slavery 277 years ago.
African American Heritage Trail

2022

The African American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard is partnering with 5D Ventures, a Black financial coaching business, to offer financial literacy workshops on the Island.
The Vineyard celebrated its first formal Juneteenth holiday in grand style, feeding body and soul.
The African American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard has announced a weekend of events to celebrate Juneteenth.
Island businesses and nonprofit organizations are joining forces this year to celebrate the newest federal holiday, Juneteenth, with a weekend filled with art, music and lectures by leading scholars of black history.
The African American Heritage Trail site at Memorial Wharf will add a small sculpture to go with the current plaque honoring Nancy Michael.

2021

Dunmere by the Sea will join the African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard as site number 34.

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