Archive for Author: Jamila

Hillburn Educator, Kate Savery

Kate Savery, the daughter of William Savery, and sister of Cicely Gunner served as principal of the Hillburn Brook School.  Her father, William Savery was a master carpenter who was formerly enslaved. His desire to educate his children after the Civil War led to the building of the first school...

Welcome to the Virtual Museum!

Welcome to AAHS of Rockland’s Virtual Museum.  Thank you for reviewing the rich history of Rockland County NY through vivid imagery. This site is designed to expose visitors to locations of African American historical significance.  We hope you enjoy your visit, leave comments on what you like and what...