Author: Avery Center

The Avery Family Reunion: MyHBCU

The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture has been an integral part of the Lowcountry community since its inception as the Avery Normal Institute in 1865. Born during the post-war era when many schools were created to bring education to African Americans, the Avery Normal Institute served as a hub in the …

COVID-19 POLICIES: The Avery Research Center is NOT currently open for walk-in, guided tours. Researchers must schedule a consultation BEFORE making a research appointment.

OPEN HOUSE: The Avery Research Center currently offers self-guided tours on the second Wednesday of the month. Advance registration required.

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