Nickens Heritage Center




     Mission Statement
    - To preserve and exhibit both local and national African American heritage and culture.
    - To establish a local heritage center that can be utilized to conduct meetings and conferences as well as facilitate continual learning for all community members.

    The Nickens Heritage Center is located at 71 West Fourth Street, Chillicothe, Ohio  45601. This site is a historical landmark, built in 1854.

    Contact & Visitor Information
    Phone: 740-773-3644 or call 740-775-7866

    The Heritage Center is currently open by appointment.
    Admission is free
    Please allow two  hours for the tour.


     Freedom's Journey: The Underground Railroad                                                  

                           New Video:  Flight to Freedom



    African American  Women in the Nineteenth Century




    The youth of First Baptist Church Making decorations  for the Center Christmas tree
    November 2009
                                                                                                      A visit from Mrs. Nickens

    The African American Church in America