THE AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE TRAIL OF MARTHA’S VINEYARD WELCOMES APPLICATIONS FOR INCLUSION ON THE HERITAGE TRAIL AND THE BOARD WILL USE THESE CRITERIA TO EVALUATE EACH APPLICATION.
1. The proposed site adds clear value to the African American Heritage Trail, honors the African American community, and is not repetitious.
2. There is adequate documentation to prove unique challenges faced and overcome, and the proposed site has a history that resonates with and has had some direct impact on the African American community on Martha’s Vineyard.