Southern African American Heritage Center
Located in Cheraw’s historic black business district, the Southern African American Heritage Center is dedicated to collecting, documenting and preserving the contributions of African Americans in Chesterfield County. Visitors will find documents and artifacts on display that relate to local history and culture from the 1800s to the mid-1900s, including Dizzy Gillespie, Coulter Memorial Academy, Long High School, and civil rights and church history. The Center offers walking tours of African American landmarks in downtown Cheraw, educational programs for adults and children, and a gift shop.
MUSEUM, DIZZY GILLESPIE, CIVIL RIGHTS