SANDY SPRING

SLAVE MUSEUM AND AFRICAN ART GALLERY

The Sandy Spring Slave Museum & African Art Gallery was founded in 1988 by Dr. Winston Anderson, Ph.D., Presidential Award for Excellence recipient with the following missions:

   Focus on the heritage of Blacks from their origin through the Middle passage, the     

  salvation the Underground Railroad provided, the struggle for civil rights, and their 

  accomplishments in the United States and African Diaspora;

 

  Bridge the information gap and inform all ethnic groups about the advantages of cross-

  cultural communication and diversity, as expressed through history, the arts and the

  humanities;

  Highlight the heritage of the African American families for whom Montgomery County is 

  home; and 

  Display the rich and significant contributions that Africans and African Americans have

  made in the building of America. 

HOURS OF OPERATION

301-774-4066 

Tuesday and Thursday:  10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Saturday:  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday:  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

LAST TOUR WEEK DAYS BEGINS AT 12:30

If you would like to visit the museum during hours not listed above

please email us directly at: info@sandyspringslavemuseum.org

Beloved

Supercentenarian

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She began her life on a plantation in Montgomery County.

Annie Virginia Alcorn Matthews was a dedicated community worker, Sunday School teacher, 4-H Club member, Civic Association worker, homemaker, sharing, caring and loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great Great Grandmother, and a Pillar in the African American Community of Sandy Spring where she lived for more than 100 years. Mama Annie passed away on December 12, 2019.

The Sandy Spring Slave Museum expresses condolences to Mama Annie’s family.

 
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We are conveniently located across the street from the Ross Boddy Community Center.  Additional car & bus parking is also available on site. 

primary officers

Dr. Winston Anderson, Founder

Laura Anderson Wright, Legal Counsel

Christine Wilson, Treasurer

Judith Belton, Co - Director

Lydia Rappolt, Co - Director

board

of directors

Michael Anderson

Judith Belton

Deborah Buchanan

Deirdre George

Lydia Rappolt

Reynauld Smith

Natalie Williams

Sandi Williams

Christine Wilson

emeritus board

Stanley Johnson

Vincent Hollis, PhD

Marvin Offord

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18524 Brooke Rd  *  Sandy Spring, MD 20860

301-774-4066

info@sandyspringslavemuseum.org

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