Founded in 1902 by Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown, Palmer Memorial Institute transformed the lives of more than 2,000 African American students. Today, the campus provides the setting where visitors can explore this unique environment where boys and girls lived and learned during the greater part of the 20th century. The museum links Dr. Brown and Palmer Memorial Institute to the larger themes of African American history, women's history, social history, and education, emphasizing the contributions African Americans made in North Carolina.
Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
P.O. Box B
Sedalia, NC 27342
Phone: (336) 449-4846
Fax: (336) 449-0176
Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Sundays, Mondays, and most major state holidays.