Black History Museum Fights for Permanent Home

By WHAG News

Published 02/07 2014 07:02PM

Updated 02/07 2014 07:16PM

WHAG NEWS - A 70-year-old black history museum in Hagerstown is fighting to find a permanent home. 

Currently the Doleman Black Heritage Museum is operating out of the Doleman residence on Locust Street, but advocates of the exhibit are pushing for a bill that would provide funding for a permanent location. 

"What we're requesting is 128,000 a year for three years of operational for the museum," said President Reggie Turner, Doleman Black Heritage Museum. 

The Senate hearing to approve the bill is scheduled for Tuesday, 

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