Spady Cultural Heritage Museum
Delray Beach, FL 33444
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Exhibit at the Cozy Spady Museum Stars Four African-American Families
2 years ago by Falyn Freyman
It's the summer of 1926 in Delray Beach, Florida, and a brand-new two-story home at 170 Blackmer St. is the first in the area with indoor plumbing, a telephone, and electricity. The Mission Revival-style home features a stone founda...
Welcome to Mose
3 years ago by John Thomason
In a marshy Florida fort a couple of miles north of Saint Augustine, for up to 120 years before Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 and the inception of the Thirteenth Amendment, African-Americans had been l...
Seeking True Florida Culture?
4 years ago by Rebecca McBane
Long overlooked is the long cultural history of African-Americans that runs deep in the sandy Floridian soil. Eatonville in Orange County is one of the first all-black towns to be incorporated after the Emancipation Proclamation. Zo...
Best Museum of Local African-American History
13 years ago
Located in the 1926 home of Delray Beach educator S.D. Spady, the museum is a tiny gem of cultural preservation. Runaway slaves seeking refuge from bounty hunters settled in Delray Beach around 1894. The museum features the history ...