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20th Bench Placement - Harlem, New York City - July 24th, 2016 - In recognition of Arturo Schomburg and The Schomburg Library

This Bench will be placed at the Schomburg Library in recognition of both Arturo Schomburg and the institution‘s commitment to preserving, archiving, and telling the stories of the African-American past for over 100 years.




19th Bench Placement - Cozad-Bates House, Cleveland, Ohio - April 24, 2016 - Photos Forthcoming

Photos Forthcoming




18th Bench Placement - Atlanta, Georgia - March 8, 2016 - Photos Forthcoming

Photos Forthcoming




17th Bench Placement - Baton Rouge, Louisiana - February 6th, 2016 - In honor of the 1953 Baton Rouge Bus Boycott

In honor of the 1953 Baton Rouge Bus Boycott




16th Bench Placement - Hosanna A.U.M.P. Church at Lincoln University - Sept. 18, 2015

16th Bench Placement
Hosanna A.U.M.P. Church at Lincoln University
Sept. 18, 2015




15th Bench Placement - Nyack, New York, commemorating the life of Cynthia Hesdra<br/>May 18, 2015<br/>Photo: Carucha L. Meuse/The Journal News

Commemorating the life of Cynthia Hesdra
May 18, 2015




13th and 14th Bench Placements - Middletown Deleware, April 17, 2015

13th and 14th Bench Placements - Middletown Deleware, April 17, 2015




12th Bench Placement - Jackson State University - April 10, 2015 - Margaret Walker Center




11th Bench Placement - Eden Cemetary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

11th Bench Placement - Eden Cemetary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
April 24, 2014




10th Bench Placement - Fort-de-France, Martinique in Honor of the 100th Birthday of Aime Cesaire

10th Bench Placement - Fort-de-France, Martinique in Honor of the 100th Birthday of Aime Cesaire
June 26, 2013




9th Bench Placement - Walden Woods (Photos by Tom Hersey)

9th Bench Placement - Walden Woods
May 22,2013




8th Bench Placement - Mitchelville

8th Bench Placement - Mitchelville
April 16, 2013




7th Bench Placement - First Congregational Church

7th Bench Placement - First Congregational Church
May 28, 2012




6th Bench Placement - George Washington University

6th Bench Placement - George Washington University
September 21, 2011




Bench by the Road Placement Ceremony

Fifth Bench by the Road Placement
Concord, Massachusetts
May 21, 2011




Watch House Move and Bench Placement in Concord, Massachusetts

Bench by the Road Placement Ceremony

Fourth Bench Placement
Paris, France
November 6, 2010




Third Bench by the Road Placement

Third Bench Placement
Hattieburg, Mississippi
October 9, 2009




Second Bench by the Road Placement

Second Bench Placement
Oberlin, Ohio
April 23, 2009




Sullivan's Island
South Carolina
July 26, 2008