The Life and Legacy of Georgia Geechee Susie King Taylor
A website created by the Susie King Taylor Women's Institute & Ecology Center for research and exhibition purposes.
Hermina Glass-Hill, director of the Susie King Taylor Institute in Midway, Georgia, is a writer, historian, preservationist, and sustainability advocate who has been a voice for environmental justice and human rights for more than twenty years.
Unbeknownst to me, the American Battlefield Trust shared this laudatory post yesterday on Facebook regarding my dreams for the Susie King Taylor Women's Institute and Ecology Center. (The ABT preserves Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War battlefield sites (not to mention the environment and thousands of trees). Their accolade means the world to me! I acknowledge that I didn't get here alone. There are so many wonderful humans who have sojourned with me from the be
Back down memory lane... Eleven years ago, as associate director of the Center for the Study of the Civil War Era at Kennesaw State University, I was elated to celebrate the Civil War Sesquicentennial at Stone Mountain Park with the former Gov. Nathan Deal and the living history reenactors of the 54th Massachusetts Colored Infantry, Co. I. [Images: 54th Mass. USCI Co. I, living history reenactors, me with Gov. Nathan deal commemorating the Civil War Centennial, With KEMO park
Back down memory lane in 2010...this is me sharing a moment with Ambassador Andrew Young along with Dr. Brian Wills, Director of the Center for the Study of the Civil War Era at Kennesaw State University, at the African-American Soldiers in Combat USCT Civil War historical marker dedication in Dalton, GA. We were so honored. (Okay, Ambassador Young paid me a super-duper compliment...he said, and I quote: "Young lady, I love that jacket." OMG, I designed this jacket and my mot