African-American Migration and Travel Stories: From Newton County


African-American families from Newton County, Georgia have moved throughout the nation and the world. Many families moved to Philadephia, Detroit, and Chicago. Some families have returned to Newton County for family reunions or to stay for good; others have settled permanently far away.

Please help us document these stories of migration, travel and return!




For more information about the African-American Historical Association of Newton County, or to share information about the county's African-American history, please contact the association president Mr. Forrest Sawyer, Jr. (770) 788-0792. forrestsawyer1@gmail.com