Nickens Heritage Center

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     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.

    Location
    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:
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    Shackles worn by slaves in Georgia




                                                                                                                                               
                                                            

     

     

     
    African American  Women in the Nineteenth Century
     
     

     

    A visit from Mrs. Nickens

     

                                                                                           


    The African American Church in America
     
     
     
     

     

     

     

    Beverly J Gray, Coordinator