African Museum Casa Del Rey Moro

African Museum Casa Del Rey Moro African history throughout the world NON PROFIT 501(c)3: We are proud to announce that the African Museum Casa Del Rey Moro has begun its life this year as a California non-profit public benefit corporation with 501(c)3 tax exemption from the IRS and similar tax status granted by California Franchise Tax Board.
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OFFICE OF THE CURATOR: The Museum Curator is the well-known educator, Professor Chuck Ambers, who has been researching African history throughout the world for close to 50 years. The Curator's Assistant, Mrs. Bonnie Rhodes, has been working together with Professor Ambers as a research and organization specialist for over 25 years. VOLUNTEER AND DOCENT PROGRAM: We have a successful Volunteer prog

OFFICE OF THE CURATOR: The Museum Curator is the well-known educator, Professor Chuck Ambers, who has been researching African history throughout the world for close to 50 years. The Curator's Assistant, Mrs. Bonnie Rhodes, has been working together with Professor Ambers as a research and organization specialist for over 25 years. VOLUNTEER AND DOCENT PROGRAM: We have a successful Volunteer prog

Operating as usual

07/12/2011

Thanks to the Museum Volunteers who did a wonderful job; looked very professional and authentic and had loads of fun. Two volunteers brought numerous family members to enjoy the Parade as well. Local parade watchers lined up to take photos and meet the historic figures!

07/12/2011

Museum Volunteers as historic figures: Margaret & Albert Robinson, founders of the famous Julian Hotel (oldest continuously operating hotel in all of So. California); Fred Coleman, first to discover gold in San Diego County in 1849, and his wife Maria Niejo; America Newton, owner of 80 acres & successful entrepreneur creating a laundry business during the mining boom. Plus our 2 youngsters as the Coleman children.

07/12/2011

Julian 4th of July Parade African-American Pioneers were led by Museum Curator Professor Chuck Ambers who portrayed Nathaniel Harrison, believed to be the first African-American Homesteader in our County. Harrison made a 160-acre claim on Palomar Mountain and lived to be 100 years old. Local university San Diego State Archeology Department has continued to excavate and research the Harrison site for many years.

African American Pioneers at Julian 4th of July Parade 2011
07/11/2011

African American Pioneers at Julian 4th of July Parade 2011

Address

2471 Congress St
San Diego, CA
92110

General information

We invite you to visit our web site to get a glimpse of what the Museum offers. More importantly, we hope you will come to visit us in the historic Old Town district of San Diego,conveniently located just a few blocks up from the Old Town Trolley stop. We are open every day (except Wednesday) from 10:30am until 7pm. We offer tours to public with group tours, events and exhibits available both on and off-site.

Opening Hours

Monday 10:30am - 7pm
Tuesday 10:30am - 7pm
Thursday 10:30am - 7pm
Friday 10:30am - 7pm
Saturday 10:30am - 7pm
Sunday 10:30am - 7:30pm

Telephone

(619) 220-0022

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