MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile County Commission, along with the City of Mobile, broke ground for the new Africatown Heritage House Thursday, Feb. 18.

The ceremony was held at Robert L. Hope Recreation Center, located at 850 Edwards Street. Parking is available at the Hope Recreation Center.

Temperature scans and a COVID questionnaire were conducted at the door. Attendees were asked to wear masks and adhere to social distancing guidelines.