What are Legacies?
Legacy Communities are tightly-knit communities formed by enslaved and emancipated people that served as an economic and social hub during a time when their nation sought to dismantle their prosperity.
What’s The Idea?
Showcase and celebrate historic Black communities that have long been neglected and to foster economic and social resiliency while cataloguing the stories and experiences of the people who live there.
North Florida’s African American Businesses
Capturing formal and informal assets in northern rural Florida.
Jackson County Businesses
Jackson County’s Businesses are spread across Jacob City, West End, Sneads, Springfield, and more.
Gadsden County Buisnesses
Gadsden County’s Businesses are spread across Quincy, Havana, St. John, Shaw Quarters, and more.
Jackson Businesses and Organizations Included
Gadsden Businesses and Organizations Included
Read about important places in our Legacy Communities
Find keystone landmarks in each community by learning more about the places that make our Legacy Communities truly special.
A Peek At
It’s time to dive in
Learn about North Florida’s Legacy Communities
Don’t shy away from learning about the unique heritage in Jackson or Gadsden County!
Showcase Our Legacy
Take a quick peek into some of historical archives and photographs of our great communities.