Alabama NewsCenter — When the new exhibit in Africatown will likely open

| November 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am

By Dennis Washington

Assembly is underway of a building that will house a new exhibit telling the long-untold story of the Clotilda, the nation’s last known slave ship, and the town created by the African survivors who suffered aboard her on their forced passage to America.

Sections of a 5,000-square-foot, pre-fabricated modular building arrived Nov. 15 in Mobile’s Africatown community. Mobile County Commissioner Merceria Ludgood said the sections are now being assembled to create what will be called the Africatown Heritage House Museum.

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