A L LEWIS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

FERNANDINA BEACH, FL

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The A L Lewis Historical Society is a non-profit organization located in Fernandina Beach, Florida. The society was founded in 1989 and is dedicated to preserving and promoting the history and legacy of African Americans in Nassau County.

The society is named after A.L. Lewis, a prominent African American businessman and civil rights leader who played a significant role in the community. The organization operates out of the historic American Beach Community Center, which was once a popular resort for African Americans during the era of segregation.

The society offers a variety of educational programs and events, including lectures, workshops, and exhibits, to educate the public about the contributions of African Americans to the local community. The organization also sponsors a scholarship program for students in Nassau County.

In addition to its educational initiatives, the A L Lewis Historical Society is actively involved in preserving historic sites and landmarks related to African American history in Nassau County. The society has been instrumental in restoring the historic American Beach Community Center and has also worked to preserve other important landmarks, such as the Old Kings Road and the St. Marys River.

Overall, the A L Lewis Historical Society plays an important role in promoting and preserving the rich history of African Americans in Nassau County and beyond.

A L LEWIS HISTORICAL SOCIETY is a Historical Societies, Historic Preservation in FERNANDINA BEACH FL. US MID #8401201039

The museum is classed as HSC (Historical Societies, Historic Preservation). It comes under American Alliance of Museums (AAM) region: Southeastern (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia).

Contact A L LEWIS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

A L LEWIS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
POST OFFICE BOX 15563
FERNANDINA BEACH
FL
32035-3110

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A L LEWIS HISTORICAL SOCIETY Information

MID # 8401201039
Name A L LEWIS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Alternate Name
Classification Historical Societies, Historic Preservation, , Southeastern
Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) 593672494
NTEECC A80
Tax period of the latest return filed (YYYYMM) 201212
INCOME 0
REVENUE 0
LAT/LONG 30.67111, -81.462225
CODES FIPS State Code: 12
FIPS County Code: 089
US Census Tract: 050102
US Census Block: 1095