This month, I interviewed Kennetta Hammond Perry about her new book, London is the Place for Me: Black Britons, Citizenship and the Politics of Race (Oxford University Press, 2015). The […]
“We are open about carrying on the legacy of the free and the enslaved,” says Hardy. She speaks of the American Girl doll and fiction children’s book series, Addy, which is inspired by a child slave who once lived here – the black doll proudly sits on display in an exhibit area along with pre-Civil War artifacts and other memorabilia encased in glass.
In the 1930’s, Dr. W. Houston Moore, a local physician and civic leader was circling the lake in his car when he got the idea for an Azalea Festival. Dr. Moore’s dream became a reality in 1947.