Unfortunately this event has been canceled. An alternative is in the works. For more information, please visit www.massieschool.com.
Massie Heritage Center is proud to announce its Black Heritage Month Lecture Series, concluding with a Talk by Hermina Glass Hill on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm. The lecture is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Hermina Glass Hill is a scholar and CEO/ Executive Director of the Susie King Taylor Women’s Institute and Ecology Center in Midway, GA and former Associate Director of the Center for the Study of the Civil War Era at Kennesaw State University.
At Kennesaw she developed an interest in Susie
King Taylor and became dedicated to uplifting her name as Georgia’s Civil War heroine of freedom. She recently curated the exhibits Class Is In Session: Segregated Liberty County High School (1951-1972). She has authored the National Park Service’s acclaimed Civil War Sesquicentennial focus group report titled The War of Jubilee: Tell Our Story and We Will Come-Assessing African American Attitudes Toward the Civil War (2011)She is currently writing a monograph on Taylor, Justice Sweet Land of Liberty! The Life of Civil War Nurse and Georgia Geechee Susie King Taylor.
In 2016, she facilitated a two-day Women’s History Lecture Series on Susie King Taylor at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum. In February 2018, she joined with WSAV’s Black History Highlight with Kim Gusby to honor Susie King Taylor. In March 2018, she received the Georgia Women of Achievement Hall of Fame – Award on behalf of Susie King Taylor.