From boys to men: Rites of Passage program ‘broadens horizons’ (Source: The Free Lance-Star 6/29/2019)
‘Sixty years and still together’: John J. Wright Consolidated School’s Class of 1959 celebrates 60-year reunion (Source: Free Lance-Star 6/24/2019)
Women, first to integrate Spotsylvania Schools, share their experiences (Source: Free-Lance Star 10/13/2018) The seven African-American women who led the way to integration in Spotsylvania spoke at the John J. Wright Museum. Discussion led by historian John Hennessey.
Forum in Spotsylvania County to revisit Desegregation (Source: The Free Lance-Star 10/8/2018)
Returning to his rural roots in Spotsylvania native, author says his book will become a movie (Source: The Free Lance-Star 12/10/2017) Author Randy Camp spoke about his works at a book talk at the John J. Wright Museum.
Locally born author of young adult fiction to speak at John J. Wright Museum in Spotsylvania (Source: The Free Lance-Star 12/6/2017)
The 23rd USCT and John J. Wright Museum gave presentations at the Department of Veteran Affairs Strategic Acquisitions Center Annual Black History program. (Source: Facebook.com 3/1/2016)
John J. Wright school display revisits desegregation in Fredericksburg area (Source: The Free Lance-Star)
The John J. Wright Educational and Cultural Center Museum Preserves Spotsylvania’s Stories (Source: VisitFred.com 8/23/2015)
Spotsylvania to officially open African American Heritage Trail, showcase new app (Source: Free-Lance Star 6/16/2015) Driving tour in Spotsy features 11 sites where participants learn about 23 events.
Arts: Anniversary Bash Brings Out Artists (Source: Free-Lance Star 11/6/14) The John J. Wright Museum is observing its fourth anniversary with the exhibit “Celebrating Spotsylvania Through Art,” which includes the works of seven artists from the area.
School yearbooks help preserve black history (Source: Free-Lance Star 2/19/14) February is Black History Month. When Dr. Carter G. Woodson first envisioned “Negro” History Week, as it was called back then, no doubt it was his desire that the history of his forefathers and the history of his generation and generations to come be told and preserved.
Exhibit tells of fight for the right to vote (Source: Free-Lance Star 9/8/12) J. J. Wright museum exhibit explores voting rights issues