(Atlanta) Street Name Changes: John Wesley Dobbs

Doing a bit of research on street name changes, here’s an example || On August 16, 1993 Atlanta City Council approved Ordinance Number 93-0-1140 resulting in “Renaming Houston Street in its entirety to John Wesley Dobbs Avenue and for other purposes” Image 1: John Wesley Dobbs Ave and Jackson Street NE Image 2: full record … More (Atlanta) Street Name Changes: John Wesley Dobbs

(Field Notes) Geronimo Knows: Louis Armstrong Park

#fieldnotes and photographs from @geronimoknows Louis ”Satchmo” Armstrong is New Orleans’ most famous son. The legendary trumpeter was born 117 years ago in a section of the city once known as The Battlefield. Thick skin and heart were a prerequisite to survive there, but the challenges of Armstrong’s youth greatly added to the vibrancy of … More (Field Notes) Geronimo Knows: Louis Armstrong Park

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center (part 1 of 2)

Follow us on Instagram: @VisitBlackHistory Photo by Sophia V. Nelson/The Merging Lanes Project Meet Mary Dennard-Turner, part of the Maryland Park Service staff at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center located in Church Creek (Dorchester County) Maryland. An area native. For several years she has been an active member of the local heritage preservation … More Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center (part 1 of 2)