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Banneker Douglass Museum
84 Franklin St, Annapolis, MD 21401
The Banneker-Douglass Museum is dedicated to preserving Maryland's African American heritage. It is housed in the old Mount Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church, which was constructed in 1875 in the Gothic Revival style. The museum is named for Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass. It highlights the contributions of famous African American Maryland residents, including Kunta Kinte, Benjamin Banneker, James Pennington, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Matthew Henson and Thurgood Marshall. Other exhibits include black life in Maryland, and African and African American art. The facility serves as the state's official repository of African American material culture. It also has a library and archives.
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