Greene County
African American Museum


“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

Tours at the Museum are $8.00 per person

Cast Iron Festival

This event will be revisited, and rescheduled at a later date. We certainly appreciate all efforts toward this event.

Thanks, Mrs. Mamie

Explore The Museum

Explore The Historic Cemetery