Story Corners event Saturday celebrates Tenth Street Historic District

POSTER_REVISED_logosb8e908Building Community Workshop’s Activating Vacancy project brings a storytelling event to the Tenth Street Historic District Saturday.

Story Corners, from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at 11th and Cliff, features oral history stories told to journalist Linda Jones and performed by actors.

The Tenth Street Historic District is one of the few freedmens communities still in existence anywhere.

The stories, along with spoken poetry, start at 1:30 and 5 p.m., and there will also be a reading of names of neighbors’ ancestors who settled there in the 1840s. The event also includes a fish fry.

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