Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center, Henning

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  • This is a place that has tangible energy. Its a place of meditation, deep history, character, and beauty. I went for business, but I want to go back to take it all in and meditate without distraction.  more »
  • If you are touring West Tennessee, be sure to stop in the small town of Henning to visit the Alex Haley House Museum. Haley spent many summers at the house in Henning with his grandparents and it has ...  more »
  • A beautiful place saved to share with generations. Mr. Haley's story impacted our lives and to learn more about his personal life is very interesting. A great place to visit off the beaten path.  more »
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  • First time going and we loved the whole experience. We are definitely coming back next summer.
  • The of MOST from SOUTHWEST TN. COMMUNITY COLLEGE had a great time what a learning experience.
  • Take the trip outside Memphis Tenn to Henning Tenn, very worth seeing.
  • Great knowledgeable, informative fun staff
  • Visiting Alex Haley's house was a remarkable experience that brings Alex Haley's entire novel and other autobiographies to life. I visited all the places he mentioned in Roots one year. The next year, I visited all the locations in Alex Haley's autobiography on Malcolm X. Then I took a box of Haley's books to Prague, Czech, to share with my teachers and students at the Academy of Economics where I taught. My boy is eight years old now, and scared of the violence on the TV show Roots, but when my son is old enough, I will make sure he travels to Alex Haley's Museum after reading Roots with him so that he can learn the untold history that surrounds us. The museum near Memphis, the house, the ranch where Chicken George raised his chickens, the Tennessee heat and humidity between Memphis as well as Mississippi all the way south to New Orleans brings the stories to life in the same way that visiting the Holy Lands brings religious books to reality for the reader traveling to Israel. I will continue to promote Alex Haley's books by shipping boxes with me to Europe when I travel. Thomas Chee, Publisher

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