St. Rita's Black History Museum

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St. Rita's Black History Museum

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Address:

314 North Duss Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Region:

Central

Phone:

386-478-1934

Website:

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The Old Sacred Heart/St. Rita (Colored) Mission Church building, constructed in 1899, was one of the few houses of worship for black Roman Catholics in this area, and the only one left standing. Moved to this site, the building now houses exhibits with more than 100 replicas of African American inventions, Florida East Coast Railroad artifacts and photographs from Chisholm High School, the first black school in Volusia county.