Beginning in small displays at St. Mark Church and culminating in an expansive exhibition that included participation from ten churches, records from six “Rosenwald Schools,”, five church historians, an expert documentary quilt maker, and many community volunteers, NACPS was born in 2005.
Lives of African Americans in the History & Culture of Northern Anne Arundel County, Maryland from 1850 to the present.
To collect, document, preserve and share the contributions of African Americans in the history and culture of Northern Anne Arundel County and Maryland
To engage the communities in Northern Anne Arundel County in discovering, documenting, preserving and sharing accounts, artifacts, genealogies, legacies, memorabilia and oral histories that will provide a comprehensive cultural narrative of African American lives in the history of the county and state.
NACPS Board Members
Patricia B. Caldwell
Yvonne G. Henry
Joan M.E. Gaither
Irving E. Gaither
Vivian G. Spencer