7 HOPE Crew Projects Honoring African-American History

Since its inception in 2014, HOPE Crew (Hands-On Preservation Experience) has engaged young people around diverse sites across the country, many reflecting the often-neglected history of African-Americans in the United States. Here's a look back at some of those incredible projects. More about HOPE and the projects at http://savingplac.es/2tu2Ktv
  1. African House—Natchitoches, Louisiana
    Photo credit: Jamie Orillon
  2. Jefferson-Chalmers District—Detroit, Michigan
    Photo credit: Amanda Davis
  3. Hinchliffe Stadium—Paterson, New Jersey
    Photo credit: Duncan Kendall
  4. Raleigh National Cemetery—Raleigh, North Carolina
    Photo credit: Nancy Pierce
  5. Petersburg National Battlefield—Prince George County, Virginia
  6. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site—Atlanta, Georgia
    Photo credit: Virginie Kippelen
  7. Chalmette National Cemetery—Chalmette, Louisiana
    Photo credit: A.J. Sisco