Alex Haley's Roots Beginnings
6/12/2014
The 1919 house where Roots author Alex Haley said he first heard stories of his family's African heritage has become a museum.
Alex Haley's Home

The front porch of his maternal grandparents’ Henning, Tenn., home is where author Alex Haley often heard stories of his family’s roots.

The 1919 house where Roots author Alex Haley said he first heard stories of his family's African heritage has become a museum.