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Crossroads: The History of Rapp Road

Learn of the Great Migration of African-Americans from the south to the north and the Rapp Road community, a 14-acre residential community in the Albany Pine Bush founded in 1927.

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Rooted in the deep south of Shubuta, Mississippi in the late 1920s, this short documentary shares the history and legacy of a church community's journey north to find freedom and a better way of life for their children in Albany's Pine Bush on Rapp Road. Presented by the Rapp Road Historical Association, the Albany Pine Bush Commission and the NYS Museum.