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)
March 6, 2021 – 1st Quarterly Meeting: Historic Housing Discrimination ft. Dr. Louis Woods (Meeting recorded and available online for members only)
March 20, 2021 (9:30am CST)- Workshop: How to Preserve Family History Items. Presented by Melissa LeMaster Barker and Taneya Koonce (Register here; workshop is $35 for non-AAHGS Nashville members – see top of page for the payment link).
March 21, 2021 (2pm CST) – AAHGS Nashville DNA Users Group (members only; information forthcoming)
April 3, 2021 –General Meeting: History of Nashville’s Edgehill Neighborhood – ft. Dr. Joel Dark. (info forthcoming)
April 11, 2021 (1-5pm) – Transcribe-a-thon: Convict Leasing Records Project (info forthcoming)
May 1, 2021 – General Meeting: History of Fisk University Library – ft. Dr. Brandon Owens Sr. (info forthcoming)
May 16, 2021 (2pm CST) – AAHGS Nashville DNA Users Group (members only; information forthcoming)
June 5, 2021 – 2nd 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 forthcoming)
August 7, 2021 – 3rd Quarterly Meeting: details to be announced
September 19, 2021 (2pm CST) – AAHGS Nashville DNA Users Group (members only; information forthcoming)
October 2, 2021 – General Meeting: details to be announced
November 6, 2021 – Annual Meeting: details to be announced
November 21, 2021 (2pm CST) – AAHGS Nashville DNA Users Group (members only; information forthcoming)
December 4, 2021 – Show & 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)
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.