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Museum Notes


February 9, 2023

February is Black History Month, and a good time to emphasize that we are always looking to increase our knowledge about the history of African Americans in Vernon County. For example, we are wondering if any communities in Vernon County were “sundown towns”, refusing to allow Black people to live in that community or even spend the night there – they had to be gone when the sun went down.

We haven’t found any evidence of sundown towns in Vernon County. Do you know of any laws or cu...

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