Calendar

AAHGS Nashville holds four monthly meetings and four workshops (the 1st Saturday of each month) throughout each year, with the exception of January, July, and September.

Meetings, field trips, and the December Show & Tell are free and open to the public; workshops are for members only. See the calendar below for more details.


2017 AAHGS Nashville Schedule

February 11th, 2017 (1-4pm) – “Researching African-American Family History & Genealogy” – Sponsored by Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage  (details | handout)

February 25th, 2017 – Interpreting Slavery at the Hermitage Walking Tour (9am – see details)

March 4th, 2017 –  First Quarter General Meeting. Guest speaker, Betsy Phillips – “Finding and Filling the Holes in the Story.” (see details)

April 1st, 2017 –  “Music History & Genealogy of Jefferson Street” – Guest speaker: Lorenzo Washington of Jefferson Street Sound. (see detailsfree and open to the public)

May 6th, 2017“Members Only Workshop: Interviewing and Videotaping Family Relatives”. Led by Melba Kirk.  (see detailsthis workshop is for members only.)

June 3rd, 2017 –  Second Quarter General Meeting. Guest speaker: Vanderbilt professor Daniel Sharfstein – Passing for White: Researching the Invisible Color Line. (see detailsfree and open to the public)

June 18th, 2017 – “Researching African-American Family History & Genealogy” – Event at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage (Free and open to the public)

August 5th, 2017 – “Members Only Workshop: Using Freedmen’s Bureau Records for your Family History Research”. Led by Taneya Koonce.  (see details – this workshop is for members only.)

October 7th, 2017 –  Third Quarter General Meeting. Guest speaker, Dr. George Smith – “The Resurrection of the Cemetery Community.” (see details – Free and open to the public)

November 4th, 2017 –  “Members Only Workshop: What Can I Learn From My DNA Results?”  Led by David R. Dowell. (This workshop is for members only.)

December 2nd, 2017 – “Show and Tell Your Family History” (Free and open to the public)


Other Genealogy & Family History Events

March 24th – 25th – African American Intellectual Historical Society, Nashville, TN (info)

May 10th-13th, 2017National Genealogical Society – 2017 Family History Conference, Raleigh NC (info)

June 17th, 2017 – African American Heritage Society of Williamson County – Juneteenth at the McLemore House. 11am-2pm (cLemore House. 11am-2pm (info)

July 9th-14th, 2017 – Genealogical Institute on Federal Records at the National Archives, District of Columbia

July 23rd-28th – Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research (IGHR) at Georgia Center for Continuing Education and UGA Hotel, Athens, Georgia

September 20 – Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society: Genealogy In the Round Workshop. Free to attend. 1 pm at Brentwood Library, 8109 Concord Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027

September 27th – October 1st – Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Annual Meeting and Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio

October 19th-24th, 2017 – 38th National Conference of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society (info)

November 2017 (TBA) – Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society (MTGS) Annual Seminar

December 15th, 2017 – Celebration of the Battle of Nashville at the Nashville National Cemetery, 12pm