February: Celebrating the rich history of African Americans in Martinsville-Henry County

Moment's in MHC's Black History

From the desk of Harvest Foundation President Kate Keller Throughout the month of February, we had the opportunity to celebrate — to celebrate love and the rich history of African Americans in our community, recognizing how well they go together.  This week we are partnering with the Fayette Area Historical Initiative (FAHI) to tell stories […]

FAHI works to expand museum, explore potential for growth

Fayette Area Historical Initiative Grant 2022

Martinsville, Va. — Building a sustainable organization to collect and preserve the history of Martinsville’s Fayette Street Neighborhood, and African-American history throughout the community is essential for one Martinsville-based nonprofit. FAHI (Fayette Area Historical Initiative) received a three-year grant of $254,468 from The Harvest Foundation to grow the capacity of the museum to develop and implement […]