Opened - June 2008
Grand Opening - Nov. 29. 2008
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."
Martin L. King, Jr.
The Museum was conceived to honor the accomplishments of all the Black Educators, Administrators, and Support Staff of the former Carver High school which was renamed Carver-Price in 1952 in honor of Mrs. Mozella J. Price.
The Museum is housed in the original four rooms of the former Rosenwall school which was Built in 1928 on a Twenty-seven acre tract of land in Appomattox County. The Carver School was responsible for educating Black children in the era of segregation. Additionally, a number of students, from Prince Edward County, migrated to Carver-Price when Prince Edward County closed its schools in opposition to integration.
In 2010, The Carver-Price Alumni Association decided to take on the challenge of changing the focus of the Museum to include Black history and Achievement. This action will result in the acquisition of more diverse exhibits. Our goal is to become a premiere Black History and Achievement Museum/tourist attraction.
Hours of Operation:
Monday/Tuesday 12pm to 5pm
Friday/Saturday 12pm to 5pm
R.R. Moton Museum, Farmville, Va.
Legacy Museum, Lynchburg, Va.
We gladly accept tours from schools, churches and other civic organizations.
We currently have a number of displays depicting the daily school life of Black children in the era of segregation.
We seek to depict the history of Black Americans from their perspective. We understand that Black history is American history as well, therefore, we intend to include all people in our history
The Carver-Price Alumni Association, parent company, awards scholarships yearly to graduating seniors of the Appomattox County High School.
We are actively seeking support from grants, sponsors and donors. We are a non-profit organization.