February 2015 Gospel Choir

The final program of “Our Story–This Place, The History of African American Education in Madison County, North Carolina: The Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School” will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Join us for an evening of gospel music and a presentation on the history of gospel music and how it relates to the African American community. A reception will be held afterwards. The event takes place in Broyhill Chapel, on the campus of Mars Hill University.

Children at the Rosenwald School

Children at the Rosenwald School

Our Story–This Place will be on display until February 28, 2015. The exhibit includes historic artifacts, photographs, and videos. Works by Charity Ray are also on display as part of the exhibit.

The Rural Heritage Museum is open daily (except Mondays) from 1-5 p.m. and by appointment. It is located on Rt. 213, in Montague Hall, on the campus of Mars Hill University. Admission is free. For more information or for group tours, please call (828) 689-1400, or visit www.mhu.edu/museum.