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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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Upcoming Events

Lion Hills Summer Junior Golf Camps

27 Jun 2017

Lion Hills Center and Golf Course, 2331 Military Road, Columbus, will host Junior Golf Camps…
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Sounds of Summer Concert Series

29 Jun 2017

Sounds of Summer at the Columbus Riverwalk, 7-9 p.m. This week: Deacon Jones and the…
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FIREWORKS ON THE WATER 2017

01 Jul 2017

COME CELEBRATE OUR NATION'S INDEPENDENCE DAY and MISSISSIPPI'S BICENTENNIAL! At Fireworks on the Water Saturday,…
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