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Back to the Rock: From Enslavement to Empowerment

15 Jun 2024 - 17 Aug 2024
St Francis -- St Emma graduation

This new exhibition delves into the history of two Powhatan, Virginia schools – St. Francis de Sales High School (1896-1970) and St. Emma’s Military Academy (1899-1972). Exploring the transformative journey from enslavement to empowerment, Back to the Rock illustrates the resilience and strength of African Americans throughout history.

June 15-August 17





  • Date: 15 Jun 2024 - 17 Aug 2024
  • Location:BHMVA