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Ann Miller Woodford

Time: February 19, 2017 from 3pm to 5pm
Location: Gospel Singing program: Liberty Baptist Church, Sylva, NC & Exhibit; WCU Mountain Heritage Center
Event Type: exhibit, and, gospel, singing
Organized By: Ann Miller Woodford
Latest Activity: Feb 16, 2017

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WCU's Mountain Heritage Center and curator, Ann Miller Woodford, will present an exhibit on African-American far western NC community, music, and history, based on Ann’s book, When All God's Children Get Together: A Celebration of the Lives and Music of African American People in Far Western North Carolina.

The exhibit is based upon Woodford’s book of the same name, which examines musical traditions of the African-Americans as practiced at home, work, churches and schools.

The exhibit examines the extensive research, historical documentation, and interviews on African-American history, life and traditions in the mountains. 

In three towns — Sylva, Murphy and Waynesville — the traveling exhibit will be accompanied by an evening weekend program of traditional music by gospel groups, community singing and dinners-on-the-ground. The first event, sponsored by the Waynesville Missionary Baptist Association, will take place at Liberty Baptist Church in Sylva on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 3 p.m. Arrangements for the Murphy and Waynesville events, as well as other venues throughout 2017, are currently being scheduled by Woodford and center staff.

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