Historical Museum

Topics: Ku Klux Klan, Greensboro, North Carolina, Greensboro sit-ins Pages: 2 (652 words) Published: April 15, 2015
Yutong Luo
Greensboro Historical museum
On Saturday March 28, I go visit the Greensboro historical museum with my friends, and I learned a lot. At first when I heard the historical museum, I’m confused the name with the Civil Rights Museum, which I've been to there when I was in INTERLINK RW4 class, it’s also a perfect museum. When I finally been to the Greensboro historical museum, it’s bigger than what I thought, and learned more information than what I learned before. Also it’s Free! The historical museum dedicated to different historical events, the big topic is the voice of the city, which I remember the most are the yum yum shop, American sit-ins and Ku Klux Klan. To begin with, I want to talk about the yum yum shop. First, let me tell a funny story about myself. In one of my class, my classmates talk about yum yum, and they asked me what is your favorite food here? And when I answered, they look so surprised. I said, “Where is yum yum? I didn’t been here before.” Later, I knows is the best homemade ice cream shop in Greensboro. Also at this time when I visit the Greensboro Historical museum, I knew it established over a century ago, Yum Yums reflects the town’s culture of Greensboro. The person W.B Aydelette, who is the establisher of the ice cream shop, he made the ice cream shop through their family business. Also, you always can see people of all walks, no matter how old, come to Yum Yums for one reason, to enjoy a good hot dog and ice cream. Second, I want to talk about the Greensboro sit-ins. This story I knows it from Greensboro civil rights museum, also I learned more in the Greensboro Historical museum. It talks about four Africa American NCA&T students Ezell Blair, Franklin McCain, David Richmond, and Joseph McNeil. On February 1, 1960, they sit in the restaurant for only white people, so they were not been served. And they continue to do the same things in the next few days, also without any served. So more and more people...
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