These events are open to the public but there is a charge

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2018 / 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Pre-Conference African American Heritage Bus Tour
“Smithsonian on the Landscape”

Taking a cue from the Smithsonian, this tour will highlight the black settlements and mixed-race communities that are featured in the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s “The Power of Place Exhibit”.

Visit:
• Fountain City’s new interpretive center and the adjoining Levi and Catharine Coffin State Historic Site
• Union Literary Institute near Spartanburg

Travel just across the Ohio boarder to visit:
• The James and Sophia Clemens Farmstead
• The Bass Cemetery
• Bethel Long Wesleyan Church

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018 / 7:00 – 11:45 AM

African American Heritage Bus Tour
“Heroes, History and Heritage”
An American Revolutionary, Civil War Heroes and a King who changed the world…learn about these individuals, the preserved structures in their honor and much more as part of the Indianapolis African American Heritage Tour.

See sights that share the early history of African Americans in Indianapolis as you drive to these step off locations:
• Indiana War Memorial and Museum
• Kennedy- King Park Landmark for Peace Memorial – National Commemorative Site
• Crispus Attucks Museum

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These events are FREE and open to the public

ASALH Exhibit Area

Thursday, October 4, 12:00 – 8:00 PM

Friday, October 5, 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Saturday, October 6, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott Foyer – 2nd floor

Film Festival

Thursday, October 4, 2:00 – 9:00 PM

Friday, October 5, 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Saturday, October 6, 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Santa Fe – 2nd floor


THURSDAY, October 4, 2018

Authors’ Book Signing

6:00 – 8:30 PM, Indianapolis Marriott Downtown


FRIDAY, October 5, 2018

Poetry Slam

10:00 PM – 12:30 AM, Indianapolis Marriott Downtown