Presidential Pathways / Newnan

Coweta County African American Heritage Museum

92 Farmer St.
Newnan, GA 30263

470-414-2212 | 770-304-9111
  • African American Alliance Heritage Museum


The African American Heritage Museum & Research Center provides a repository for African-American artifacts and records while also serving as a genealogy workroom for African-American research. Adjacent to the museum, which is housed in a restored shotgun-style house, is the Farmer Street Cemetery which may be the largest slave cemetery in the South. Extensive research by a commission (appointed by the mayor and city council of Newnan) has shown that this cemetery was a 19th and 20th century burial ground for African-Americans in Coweta County.

We are open Wednesday 10am-4pm & other days by appointment.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages