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R.E. Hunt Museum

Location Information:
924 20th Street North
Columbus, MS

Contact Information:

Website: http://www.rehuntmuseum.org/


Description:

The R. E. Hunt Museum & Cultural Center is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2011 and supported by alumni, voluteers and friends.

 

R. E. Hunt opened its doors during the late 1950s - educating thousands of African American students during a time when segregation and racism plagued our society. Following school integration in 1971, R. E. Hunt remained a viable educational asset to all students in Columbus, MS - operating until its closure in 2011.

 

Today, R. E. Hunt is preserved as a museum and cultural center and has been designated as a Mississippi Historic Landmark.  Visitors are able to explore the history of education in Columbus on Tuesdays, from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.


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R.E. Hunt Museum

The R. E. Hunt Museum & Cultural Center is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2011 and supported by alumni, voluteers and friends.   R. E. Hunt opened its…

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Upcoming Events

Society of Mississippi Archivists Conference

26 Apr 2017

The biennial conference of the Society of Mississippi Archivists will be held April 26-28 at…
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Mississippi University for Women Piano Students’ Recital

28 Apr 2017

Mississippi University for Women presents a Piano Students' Recital Friday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m., in Poindexter Hall,…
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Columbus Arts Council Gallery April exhibit

28 Apr 2017

Throughout April, the CAC Gallery exhibit "FLASH POINT," features the work of Melissa Morgan.   A…
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