Tag Archives: 2011
MLK

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

The Eddie Mae Herron Center/Museum will be hosting their annual Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday celebration on January 16, 2012. There will be a march across Pocahontas starting at 10am at the Courthouse on Broadway. We will walk down Marr Street to the Community Center on Geneva Street. The public is invited to march with […]

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West Central Church of Christ Perform at Juneteenth Celebration

The West Central Church of Christ performed at the Juneteenth Celebration held at the Eddie Mae Herron Center.

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Homeward Bound

Southern Gospel Quartet Homeward Bound

Southern Gospel Quartet Homeward Bound will perform Friday, June 17th at 6pm during our Juneteenth Celebration at the Randolph County Development Center on the campus of Black River Technical College.

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The Emancipation Proclamation

Freedom Essay

The Eddie Mae Herron Center is sponsoring an essay contest to those students entering the 9th – 12th grades. The topic of the essay is: “What Does Freedom Mean to Me?”. The deadline for the essay is June 15th. You can drop your essay by the Eddie Mae Herron Center or e-mail them to pat@herroncenter.org. […]

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Dr. Derrick D. McKissic

Juneteenth Celebration

The Eddie Mae Herron Center/Museum and Black River Technical College will host the 2nd annual Juneteenth Celebration on June 17th and 18th 2011. Download PDF of events Friday evening, June 17th event will be held at the Development Center at Black River Technical College . 6:00 p.m. A meet and greet with refreshments in the lobby, sponcered by BRTC […]

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Alex Haley House Museum in Henning TN

Trip to Alex Haley House Museum

Friends of the Eddie Mae Herron Center took a bus trip to Henning, TN to visit the Alex Haley House Museum. You can read more about Alex Haley and the Alex Haley House Museum online or visit their facebook page.

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Celia Anderson

Celia Anderson Book Signing

Celia Anderson visited the Eddie Mae Herron Center on March 18, 2011 to sign her latest book “Daddy’s Home”. The book signing was followed by a luncheon hosted at the center. Celia Anderson is one of today’s best and brightest upcoming authors. Her stories and articles both educate and inspire. Ms. Anderson holds a Master’s […]

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Alex Haley House Museum in Henning TN

Alex Haley House Museum Trip Planned

On Saturday, March 26th, The Eddie Mae Herron Center Museum will be taking a group to tour the Alex Haley House Museum in Henning, TN. About the Alex Haley House Museum Originally known as the Palmer House, this ten-room, bungalow style home was constructed in 1918 and 1919 by Will E. Palmer, the maternal grandfather […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

2011 Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Day took place January 17, 2011. The day started off with a march from the County Court House at 10 A.M. and proceeded up Marr Street to Geneva Drive and then to the Community Center. At the Community Center speakers and School Children presented programs pertaining to the life […]

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