Calendar

AAHGS Nashville holds five meetings and three workshops (the 1st Saturday of each month) throughout each year, with the exception of January, July, and September. Special meetings may be called throughout the year, however.

Meetings are free and open to the public; workshops are free for AAHGS Nashville members; $35 for non-members.  (Workshop payments can be made at paypal.me/aahgsnashville). 


2021 AAHGS Nashville Calendar

February 9th,  2021 (6-7:30pm) – John P. Holt Brentwood Public Library – “Seeking African American Ancestors” – presentation by AAHGS Nashville. (Free registration online  – info)

February 13, 2021 – Convict Leasing in Tennessee: A Volunteer Indexing Project ft. Dr. Camille Westmont. (Meeting recorded and available online for members only; password required)

March 6, 2021  –  1st Quarterly Meeting: Historic Housing Discrimination ft. Dr. Louis Woods (Meeting recorded and available online for members only; password required)

March 20, 2021 (9:30am CST)- Workshop: How to Preserve Family History Items. Presented by Melissa LeMaster Barker and Taneya Koonce (Meeting recorded and available online for members only; password required).

March 21, 2021 (2pm CST) – AAHGS Nashville DNA Users Group

April 3, 2021General Meeting: History of Nashville’s Edgehill Neighborhood – ft. Dr. Joel Dark. This meeting is free and open to the public. (Meeting recorded and available online for members only; password required)

May 1, 2021General Meeting: Transcribe-a-thon: Convict Leasing Records Project (Meeting recorded and available online for AAHGS Nashville members only; password required)

May 16, 2021 (2pm CST) – AAHGS Nashville DNA Users Group (members only; information to be sent via email)

June 5, 20212nd Quarterly Meeting: WORKSHOP – Historical Significance of African American Cemeteries (info forthcoming; workshop is $35 for non-AAHGS Nashville members – see top of page for payment link)

July 18, 2021 (2pm CST) – AAHGS Nashville DNA Users Group (members only; information to be sent via email)

August 7, 20213rd Quarterly Meeting: details to be announced

September 19, 2021 (2pm CST) – AAHGS Nashville DNA Users Group (members only; information to be sent via email)

October 2, 2021General Meeting: Genealogical Research at the John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library at Fisk University – ft. Dr. Brandon Owens Sr., Director, Library Services

November 6, 2021 – Annual Meeting:  details to be announced

November 21, 2021 (2pm CST) – AAHGS Nashville DNA Users Group (members only; information to be sent via email)

December 4, 2021Show & Tell: details to be announced


Other Genealogy & Family History Events

January 18, 2021 – Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society – Show & Tell: Ancestors, Antiques, and Artifacts.  Location: Tennessee State Library & Archives. (info)

February 6, 2021 (12-1:30PM EST) – Courthouse Research: Using Probate Records to Research Enslaved Ancestors. Presented by LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson. Hosted by the African American History and Culture Museum (info)

February 12, 2021– Nashville Conference on African-American History and Culture at Tennessee State University. Nashville, TN. (info)

February 25- 27, 2021 – RootsTech Connect – A FREE Genealogy Conference. Hosted by FamilySearch. (info)

May 19-22, 2021– National Genealogical Society Family History Conference. Richmond, VA (info)

June 19, 2021 – Grand opening of the Morton Family Exhibit at the Nashville Zoo (info forthcoming)

July 25-July 30, 2021 – Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research (IGHR) at Georgia Center for Continuing Education. Hosted by the Georgia Genealogical Society.  (info)

September 2021 – Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Annual Meeting and Conference. Every Thursday & Saturday in September (info)

October 2021– 42nd National Conference of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society. Details to be announced on their website.

November 2021 – Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society (MTGS) Annual Seminar. Details to be announced on their website.

December 2021 – Celebration of the Battle of Nashville at the Nashville National Cemetery. Details to be announced via the African American Cultural Alliance website.