Clara White Museum
Tour the Clara White Museum, also in the LaVilla neighborhood, to learn about the lives of Clara and her daughter Dr. Eartha White. Clara English White was a former slave who fed hungry neighbors from her home. Today her legacy lives on in the Clara White Mission, a community center which feeds more than 10,000 homeless men, women, and children per year.
Walk through the buildings and grounds of Jacksonville's oldest residential home, Kingsley Plantation. Explore the preserved slave quarters, barn, plantation house, kitchen house, and garden, all located amidst the beautiful wetlands of the Timucuan Preserve. Free admission.
See where African-American families came in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s to relax by the ocean. Founded in 1935 by Florida’s first black millionaire, Abraham Lincoln Lewis, American Beach on the south end of Amelia Island, was the state’s first African-American resort community.
If you are looking for more history about Jacksonville, we have it right here.