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Roswell Roots

February 1 - February 28

This month-long celebration honors African American culture and heritage in the Roswell community. See website for full list of events, registration and pricing.

  • The Spirit of Harriet Tubman with Leslie McCurdy: See the life of the famous Underground Railroad conductor with recreated stories about her. Feb. 3-4, 10 a.m.
  • Super Museum Sunday: Visit Barrington Hall, Bulloch Hall, Smith Plantation and Mimosa Hall to learn about Roswell’s early history and what it was like to live in the 19th century. Feb. 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Open Hearth Cooking with Clarissa Clifton: Living history interpreter and cook Clarissa Clifton will demonstrate open-hearth cooking using recipes from African and Black American traditions. Feb. 11 and Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Djoli Kelen Inc. Presents: Revolutions in Rhythms and Movements: Enjoy dancing, drumming and storytelling sessions highlighting the Black dance, music, song and history and a reading of “Hot Feet and Social Change” with a guided discussion to celebrate the African diaspora and Black culture in America. Feb. 12, noon-4 p.m.


February 1
February 28