Bontemps African American Museum

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The Arna Bontemps African American Museum was a museum in the United States city of Alexandria, Louisiana. The museum was housed in the restored home that was the birthplace of the poet Arna Bontemps, renowned as one of the leaders of the Harlem Renaissance.[1]

The museum and cultural center was located at 1327 3rd Street, and was one of the first 26 featured sites on the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail.

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  1. ^ "Facebook site". Arna Bontemps African American Museum. Retrieved 19 April 2015. Permanently Closed

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Coordinates: 31°18′36″N 92°26′32″W / 31.3099°N 92.4423°W / 31.3099; -92.4423