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Richard Allen Cultural Center


category : Ethnic Heritage
The Richard Allen Cultural Center opened its doors on July 19,1992--across the street from the historic Bethel A.M.E. Church which was part of the Underground Railroad.

The center offers a glimpse into history of African-Americans and their profound effect on American society locally and nationwide. It was created to ensure that the rich heritage of African-Americans and their effect on American society would not be lost. The center is dedicated to researching, collecting, preserving and disseminating the history of African-Americans.

Their mission and purpose is to educate the public about the rich history of African-Americans and their contributions to every phase of American life.


Admission: yes
Hours: Mon-Thru 1-6pm, Fri & Sat 10am-1pm
Address: 412 Kiowa
Phone: 913-682-8772
Our Email: rallencentercl@kc.rr.com
Our Website:www.raccmuseum.org

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Richard Allen Cultural Center

The Richard Allen Cultural Center opened its doors on July 19,1992--across the street from the historic Bethel A.M.E. Church ...