Marietta, Ohio

West African Art & Artifact Museum


category : Museums
Unique artwork from Ghana, one of the largest slave-exporting countries. Henry Burke, renown Underground Railroad expert, explains the importance of these works to the Underground Railroad. The majority of the items in this remarkable African Art Collection were collected during the 1960s in West Africa.


Hours: Monday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Address:
403 Washington Street


Phone: (740) 376-9533

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