Greene County
African American Museum

Mission

“Sankofa” a West Africa Adinkra Symbol. Symbolically expressed as a mystical bird that flies forward while looking backwards. With an egg (symbolizing the future) in its mouth. “Knowing the historical narrative of our past is significant.” Sankofa Bird is the artistic work of Jeffrey Waller.

The Greene County African American Museum is dedicated to the empowerment of and truth-telling about African American lives in Greene County, Georgia.

The Museum is designed to inspire clarity of heart and mind by sharing with all the important contributions and stories of Greene County’s African American community throughout its history to the present day.

For more information or to make an appointment to visit, contact Museum Director Mamie Hillman at mamie@gcaam.org.

Explore The Museum

Explore The Historic Cemetery