Migrating African Americans

This is an Occasion that involves African Americans who migrated from states along the Mississippi River to Kansas in the late 19th century for $5.00 as part of the Exoduster Movement or Exodus of 1879. It the first general migration of blacks following the Civil War.


Wednesday, Sep. 5th 1877 at 2am

908 Main Street South

Greenwood, SC

1-1:30 Introduction

(10minute) Moment of silence

2-2:30 Meal (Cornbread,Greens,White Rice,Chicken and sweet or Unsweetened Tea)

(After Meal)

3-4:00 Freedman walk ( Decision to join the walk)

4:00-4:30 Dance (Songs can be requested)

4:30-5:00 Clean Up

Doors Close at 5:30

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The Routes

Here is some ideas on what the movement or migration happened if you just so happen want to bring any related items or if you just wanted to know.