The Civil Rights Farm Museum, located in the unincorporated community of Mantua, Greene County, preserves and interprets the everyday lives of African Americans in early twentieth century. The museum complex features a collection of shotgun houses named for noted civil rights figures, including Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., and Ralph Abernathy. Each house interprets a different decade from the 1930s to the 1960s and displays artifacts and photographs relating to the appropriate decade. The site also houses a monument listing the names of area residents who participated in the civil rights movement.
Photo courtesy of Laura Newland Hill