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Black History Month: McCollum Hall in Fort Myers

Posted: 7:32 AM, Feb 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-06 07:32:10-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Built around 1938 by black businessman and entrepreneur Clifford McCollum, Sr. and his wife, McCollum Hall served as a recreational building within the Dunbar community.

And the hall has hosted some big names in the entertainment industry, like Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, and B.B. King.

McCollum Hall is a local historic landmark that will be cherished for years to come.

The hall is located at 2701 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.

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