Despite the Obstacles


Honoring West Orange County’s Black History

Despite the Obstacles: Educating African American Youth in the Days Before Integration

Created by the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, the exhibit documents the struggle to educate Winter Garden’s African American children, from the establishment of church schools through the onset of public school integration in 1969.

The exhibit can be viewed through March 31 

Winter Garden City Hall

Art in Public Places Gallery

300 West Plant Street



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