A must-see collection of African American cultural and historical sites in Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach and West Volusia
Discover the heritage of the Daytona Beach area's earliest African-American settlers and civil rights advocates. Reflect on the accomplishments of Bethune-Cookman University founder Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune’s home and gravesite. Discover even more history by visiting the childhood home of Dr. Howard Thurman or the collections at other outstanding museums of art and heritage.
- African-American Museum of Arts
- Black Heritage Museum
- Bethune-Cookman University
- Mary McLeod Bethune Home & Gravesite Tour
- Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center
- Freemanville Historic Site
- Museum of Arts & Sciences
- Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum (Daytona Tortugas’ baseball season April-early Sept.)
- Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural & Educational Center
- Howard Thurman Home
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Watch video: Influential African American leaders such as Rev. Dr. Howard Thurman, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Jackie Robinson and many others have left their legacies for you to discover in Daytona Beach.