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African-American Cultural & Genealogical Society of Illinois Museum

235 W. Eldorado St., Decatur, IL 62522

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Located near Downtown Decatur, the African-American Cultural & Genealogical Society of IL Museum promotes and preserves the study of African-American history.

AACGS promotes and provides resources and education on the history of the African American. Embracing all cultures, it offers (in part), genealogy workshops, museum displays, storytelling, essay & poetry contests and the promotion of Cultural Arts. Three main annual community events sponsored are Black History Month, Juneteenth National Freedom Day, and Kwanzaa Celebration

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