The mission of the AAHSRC is to discover, preserve,
teach, and share the heritage and history of African Americans in
Rutherford County, Tennessee by:
§ Expanding the knowledge base and raising the
community’s consciousness regarding the historical cultural
heritage of African Americans by documenting the contributions
of individuals to their community, county, state or country.
§ Organizing and sponsoring seminars, forums, workshops,
programs, events, exhibits, and issuing publications.
§ Identifying, acquiring, and supporting the maintenance of
places with historic significances which includes, but not limited
to, cemeteries, churches, schools, organizations, and family