The Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project presents its “Roots Run Deep” tour launch event, taking place at several locations on April 29 from 11AM to 2PM:
Josephine School Community Museum
303 Josephine St.
Berryville, VA 22611
Bethel Baptist Church
18 Carillon Dr.
Luray, Virginia 22835
Mt. Jackson Historic Colored Cemetery
207 Valley Rd.
Mount Jackson, VA 22842
Harrisonburg Friendly City Co-op
150 E Wolfe St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Booker T. Washington Community Center
1100 W Johnson St.
Staunton, Virginia 24401
For the tour launch, individuals and partners of the Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project will be present at each location to provide light refreshments, tour maps, and booklets for guests. Additional information on each “Roots Run Deep” tour will also be available.
Tours are self-guided driving or walking tours featuring historic African American churches, burial grounds, businesses and museums. These tours were created by local historians, educators, members of the community and historic African American churches.