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The Journey to Freedom Together (An African American Historical Tour)

Welcomer! Let's Take The Journey to Freedom Together

The Jackson County, NC NAACP Branch #54AB, in conjunction with the Mountain Heritage Center, is proud to invite you to take the Journey to Freedom Together, an African American Historical Tour. This unique driving tour highlights important community centers, amazing leaders, and historic sites across Jackson, Macon, and Swain counties of Western North Carolina.

Join us as we celebrate our own journey to freedom.


  • To learn more about our community partners, sponsors, and collaborators, please visit our Partners page.
  • To learn more about related events in Western North Carolina, please visit our events page.