Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum received a Bridge Grant from South Carolina Humanities, www.schumanities.org. Funding for the Bridge Grants has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan.”
Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum is Oconee County's one-of-a-kind cultural exhibit museum focusing on the rich, sometimes turbulent history, culture, and contributions of local African Americans. The museum's exhibits and events blend technology and tradition to create a meaningful and educational experience for all ages.
Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum interprets the past and present narratives of people whose chronicles will impact generations.
Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum is dedicated to serve as an education resource for formal educators, students, and our community.
We offer school and private group guided tours upon request; and work with school districts to provide access to educational curriculum and training offered through the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission.
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