Brooklyn's Weeksville Heritage Center Raises Funds to Preserve Black History

Nicole Rojas
May 11, 2019 - 5:00

The Weeksville Heritage Center, one of Brooklyn’s historic cultural institutions, is hoping that community donors will save it from closing this summer. The center hopes to raise $200,000 to remain open until September. The historic house museum in Crown Heights aims to preserve the history and legacy of one of the largest free Black communities in pre-Civil War America, the organization’s President and Executive Director Rob Fields told The North Star. Fields said the center is in danger of...

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