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Sandhills Family Heritage Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit located in Spring Lake, NC.

SFHA is a community-based, volunteer-fueled  organization making a difference through partnerships, collaboration and engaging our neighbors to share the work, inform the processes and sow the seeds of change.


SFHA focuses on rural African-American communities in the Sandhills. Through our programs and activities, we combine research to collect, preserve and share our history and culture; community engagement, outreach and education; youth empowerment; and honoring our elders.


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Heritage Tour visitors to the Spring Lake Civic Center building and land watch the Sankofa Players perform historical reenactments. 

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Founder, Ammie Jenkins accepts the Stedman Incentive Grant awarded by Preservation North Carolina!

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Vendors and shoppers at the Sankofa Festival examine beautiful African prints and fabric arts. 

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