Black Heritage
in North Central Florida

African Americans have played a significant role in Florida’s history, including contributions to the armed forces, the space program, arts and entertainment, education, and politics. Visit authentic sites and learn about African Americans who lived and worked in the Original Florida.


Funded in part by VISIT FLORIDA,
Alachua County Board of County Commissioners,
and Visitors and Convention Bureau.

This website is a project of the
City of Gainesville
Department of Parks, Recreation,
and Cultural Affairs,
Division of Cultural Affairs
(352) 334-5064

Links to our partners:






Visitors & Convention Bureau

Division of
Cultural Affairs



City of Gainesville