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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, volunteers 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, volunteers and friends.   R. E. Hunt opened its…

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Upcoming Events

Downtown Art Walk

28 Sep 2017

Join us in Downtown Columbus, Mississippi for "Downtown Art Walk" on Thursday, Sept. 28th from 5:30-7:30pm.…
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Nathan Best in Concert

28 Sep 2017

Columbus Arts Council presents Nathan Best in Concert Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:45pm following Downtown…
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29 Sep 2017

Friday, Sept. 29, 6-8 p.m., The W Owls Women's Volleyball hosts Tougaloo College in Emma…
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