Freedom Summer 60 Years Later


Friday, May 31-Sunday, June 2 Freedom Summer Free Weekend featuring free admission, themed tours, and a scavenger hunt sponsored by Higher Purpose Co.
Sunday, June 2 Anderson United Methodist Church Choir concert
Wednesday, June 12 History Is Lunch: Marking Freedom Summer
Friday, June 21 Themed Tours: 60th Anniversary of Freedom Summer Murders
Tuesday, July 2 Themed Tours: Medgar Evers’ Birthday and 60th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act
Wednesday, July 10 History Is Lunch: Leslie-Burl McLemore
Thursday, July 11 History Happy Hour: Freedom Summer
Wednesday, July 24 History Is Lunch: Bruce Watson
Thursday, July 25 Themed Tours: Emmett Till’s Birthday
Wednesday, August 7 History Is Lunch: "Mississippi Burning" case files
Sunday, August 11 Sunday Screening: "An Ordinary Hero" with Joan Trumpauer Mulholland and her son, filmmaker Loki Mulholland

Learn more about Freedom Summer and how Mississippi was Ground Zero for the Civil Rights Movement. Check out the Freedom Summer video playlist on the MDAH YouTube page:

Freedom Summer Playlist