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Green McAdoo Cultural Center

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Good education presented well

If you've not been exposed to the struggles of integration during the middle of the twentieth... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mammy1943
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Biloxi, Mississippi
Important History!

Everyone should go see these statues and take the time to read the stories of these 12 brave young... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2019
JMSTRS
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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you've not been exposed to the struggles of integration during the middle of the twentieth century, this place will open your eyes to the horrors these innocent Negro students endured. It also includes photos of the bombed-out school that unified the student body. I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Everyone should go see these statues and take the time to read the stories of these 12 brave young people! The site is a very well done tribute to these students....it was well worth the trip off the beaten path to see the statues and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Green McAdoo Cultural Center is an amazing museum which tells the story of 12 very brave African-American students who were the first to integrate into the public schools. It also tells the story of this small town and their desire to just follow the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

I had only heard of the "Clinton 12" in recent years but did not know the whole story. This museum gives an important lesson that we should never forget. Seated in school chairs, first you see a video. Then a progression of events are thoroughly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Like other reviewers, I did not know about these 12 teenagers who did so much for their community during the early years of the civil rights movement. Wanting to go to a white school, they enrolled, were admitted and began their education. What I learned...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

I had never heard of the "Clinton 12" before going to this center. Their names should be as familiar as Rosa Parks for their contribution to the civil rights movement.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dawn E
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

This place has so much meaning. If you aren't aware of this darker time in history this is an excellent place to go. However, I do not suggest taking very young children here as some of the exhibits do express the sevarity of the racism...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Knew nothing about The Clinton 12 and am so happy we sought this out. It is easy to find, accessible and free (please donate something). We were greeted immediately and told about the museum and set up to watch a 7 minute video. We were...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank denisehP6465TK
Reviewed November 29, 2017

Very first time every hearing the full details of what happen during that time in History. Totally enjoyed visiting Green McAdoo, since I live in the city of civil Rights(Atlanta, GA , it was very refreshing to learn about other things that took place. I...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank sonyettemdoyle
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I had lived and worked in Clinton for years before I visited Green McAdoo, and I must say I was vastly impressed with the presentation of the troubled Clinton integration past. I know some of the principles in the story presented and wasn't fully aware...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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