The African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard will dedicate its 27th site on Friday Nov. 24. The life of Anne P. Jennings, the first African American nurse at Hartford Hospital, will be celebrated and a plaque placed on her home in the Highlands area of Oak Bluffs.

The dedication of her home will be coincide with a writing project in the fifth and sixth grades of Oak Bluffs School, where students will describe who they would seek to honor and why. The student work will be published as a booklet to be distributed at the dedication ceremony. It also will be available at the Oak Bluffs Library, which has an extensive nonfiction collection of African American literature on display. A portrait of Anne P. Jennings is on display in the library.

On the day of the dedication, candles will be lit to honor all those whose names have been chosen by their community.

The dedication takes place at 2:30 p.m. at 7 Highland avenue. A reception will follow from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Barn Bowl and Bistro on Uncas avenue.