New Sultana museum could open by April 2025

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 04, 2024 4:00 AM CT | Published: March 04, 2024 4:00 AM CT

Construction is beginning on the new museum, which will be nearly 20 times bigger than the existing one. The developers hope to have it open by April 27, 2025, the 160th anniversary of the disaster. 


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Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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