Please join the VAHC for a tour of a National Historic Landmark (nationally registered in February 2000) in the center of Orlando's historic Parramore District - The Wells Built Museum. Originally built by Dr. William Monroe Wells in the 1920's Segregation Era as the Wells' Built Hotel for African Americans visiting the city, the building has been converted into a museum housing memorabilia of Orlando’s African-American community, Civil Rights Movement displays and African art & artifacts. For more information, visit www.wellsbuilt.org.
Date: Friday, June 29, 2018
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm (Please arrive at 12:45pm, for the 1:00pm guided tour. If you cannot arrive before 1:00pm, you will still be able to tour the museum during this event. )
Location: The Wells Built Museum, 511 West South Street, Orlando, FL 32805
ALL are welcome to attend!
There is a $5 admission fee for Adults, $3 admission fee for Students. For your convenience and preference of the museum, you are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. If purchasing tickets in advanced, please do so in the form of a PayPal Donation to The Association to Preserve African American Society, History & Tradition, Inc. or you can find the paypal button at www.wellsbuilt.org (bottom of the homepage). You can also pay upon arrival.
We hope you consider spending time on your half-day Friday for this moment to learn about local history with colleagues!
~Valencia African Heritage Committee
Friday, June 29 at 12:45pm to 3:00pm
Wells Built Museum, Downtown Orlando 511 West South Street, Orlando, FL 32805