African American Civil War Museum Poised to Move to Grimke Building

A ground-breaking ceremony to mark the relocation of a preeminent museum that commemorates the lives of African-Americans during the Civil War era to a permanent residency took place on Wed., Sept. 1, at the site of a famous statute that honors Black veterans who fought in the War Between the States.

The African American Civil War Museum, formerly located along the bustling U Street corridor in Northwest and currently housed in the Thurgood Marshall Center at 1816 12th Street in Northwest, will move to its permanent home at the Grimke School Building site at 1925 Vermont Avenue within three months.

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