Now calm and serene, the Savannah River was once a bustling, active route for importing and exporting goods in the River Region. It's proud past also includes a perilous period that changed lives and later influenced a segment of art culture.
Timmons Temple, it as built in the 1930s and today it's here in Silver Springs Park. Both the church and the park are the first stop on the new African American Heritage Trail, which started as a passion project for Lyle Foster. As MSU Sociology professor set out on a mission to educate himself.