CPOTM December 2017: Rutherford B. H. Yates Museum
The Rutherford B. H. Yates Museum is the Houston History Alliance’s Community Partner of the Month for December 2017. This museum is “dedicated to the preservation of historic structures on their original homesteads through internships, archaeology, educational & community programs”, all surrounding the African Diaspora in Houston.
This museum is named after Rutherford B. H. Yates, a civic and religious leader in Houston’s 4th ward, previously known as Freedman’s Town, a center of African American business and culture since the Civil War.
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