Group hosts tours of historic Shotgun House on Feb. 4 – 5

Jan 31, 2017


The Georgetown Cultural Citizen Memorial Association will host tours of the historic Shotgun House on Feb. 4 – 5 to share the history and commemorate the education and plight of the African American community in Georgetown.

The event, which received grant support from the Georgetown Arts and Culture Board, will include music, re-enactments of desegregation in Georgetown and a history of the Carver School as well as historic reflections and artifacts.

Guided Tours of the house and the re-enactment of the 1963 attempt to integrate schools in Georgetown will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4. Guided tours will also be offered from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5.

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments and souvenirs will also be available.

The City completed repairs to the Shotgun House at 801 West St. in 2016. The house opened as a museum in 2002.


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