Black History Trip 2017

Mission Statement:

Manasota ASALH, Inc. is a chartered branch of national ASALH, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Our mission is to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life history and culture.

Manasota ASALH Monthly Meetings :

Branch meetings of Manasota ASALH, attended by members and friends, are opportunities to network and to plan for ASALH events. Each meeting begins with a Moment in History, a brief presentation about a key point in local, national, or historic African American History. These presentations enrich our knowledge base and help to deepen the connection between Manasota ASALH and the community. All are welcome!

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Black History Trip 2017

05/04/2017 - 05/08/2017


Black History Trip 2017: National Museum of African American History and Culture

WHEN: May 4-8, 2017

DEPARTURE: May 4, 2017 @ 11:50 am from Sarasota/Bradenton Airport (SRQ),

ARRIVAL TO: 2:19 pm, Reagan Airport , Washington, D. C. (DCA)

RETURN: From (DCA) May 8, 2017 @ 8:48 am

ARRIVAL : SRQ @ 11:24 am Via American Airlines

LODGING: Hamilton Crown Plaza Hotel, 11001 14th Street N.W. Wash DC


$1280 per person Double Occupancy

Price includes Airfare, Transfers, Accommodations, Museum Entrance Fee* (fee required for groups) and One (1) Group Dinner


$200.00 – Final Payment Due by: February 15, 2017


Time is running out! Down Payment due February 3rd. Sign Up Today. Only 6 seats remaining.


Travel Arrangements by:
P.O.Box 28278
Atlanta, GA 30358
901 685 3260 Voice
901 328 4475 Fax


Event Category:


The Cultural Resource Center at the North Sarasota Library

2801Newtown Blvd, open Tuesdays 12 noon-5 PM, Thursdays 11 AM-6 PM, Saturdays, 11 AM-1 PM and by Appointment.

The Family Heritage House Museum

at State College of Florida Manatee Sarasota, 5840 26th Street West, Bradenton, Florida, open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 11 AM-6 PM

2017 Installation of Officers

New Manasota ASALH President James Stewart (left) shaking hands with outgoing President Mark Jackson after Passing of the Gavel to mark the official beginning of his presidency. In back, Mrs. Margie Lee, 1st Vice President (left) and Mrs. Lois Watson, former President who conducted the installation at Manasota ASALH General Meeting, January 27, 2017.

Moment in History – January 2013

Sarasota Mayor Willie C. Shaw, whose family has lived in Sarasota over 100 years, speaking about his path to leadership. Looking on are President Mark Jackson (seated, right) and First Vice President, Henry Richardson.