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Burnett-Eaton
Museum
Foundation

Proud to be
Standing

So Much More
Than a Museum

The Burnett-Eaton Museum Foundation not only operates the first and only museum of African-American history in Wilmington, but is also an authentic community-based organization leading efforts in violence prevention, cultural and historical awareness, and community outreach.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Black History Month Celebration: Event 2

February 26, 2024
St. Marks, Jackson Hall
600 Grace Street, Wilmington, NC
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

RSVP for seating to spellerislah@yahoo.com
or call 910-795-8597

RECENT EVENTS

History Tours with Classical Charter School of Wilmington

On February 20, The Classical Charter School of Wilmington, NC celebrated an African American History guided walking tour to the Burnett-Eaton Museum Foundation. These kindergarteners walked and marched with good discipline and conduct. Thank you teachers for a job well done!

On February 21, The Classical Charter School of Wilmington, NC 1st graders visited the Burnett-Eaton Museum Foundation. The students examplified discipline, control, and were happy to participate in Iearning about people and their accomplishments in different communities. A big heartfelt thank you to the faculty, staff, and parents.

On February 22, The Classical Charter School of Wilmington, NC 2nd graders visited the Burnett-Eaton Museum Foundation. I guess February is a good time to take hearts, so if you see me with an iron breast plate on, just know that Classical Charter School second graders of Wilmington NC took my heart!

Black History Month Celebration: Event 1

February 17, 2024
Gregory Congregational United Church of Christ
Parish Hall
318 South 7th Street, Wilmington, NC
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Burnett-Eaton Museum Foundation, Gregory Congregational United Church of Christ and community welcomed Ms. Makela McRae in celebration of Black History. What an awesome, informative program! Thank you to board members and everyone who helped to make this event a success.


Left to right: Caren Gordon, Ms. Makela McRae, Islah Speller

Photos from earlier events are available on our Photo Gallery page.

BEMF in the News

Our foundation is an official African-American Historic site recognized by the National Park Service's Civil Rights Network!


View original article at the National Parks Service website


View original article on starnews.com (paywall)
View full-size clipping

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