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)

June 5, 20212nd Quarterly Meeting: WORKSHOP – Preserving African American Cemeteries (Meeting recorded and available online for AAHGS Nashville members only; password required)

June 19, 2021 (11am CST)- Frank Morton Exhibit opening at the Nashville Zoo (details)

July 10, 2021 (11am CST) – Tour of the NEW Tennessee State Library & Archives (members only)

July 18, 2021 (2pm CST) – AAHGS Nashville DNA Users Group (members only)

August 7, 20213rd Quarterly Meeting: Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation ft. John F. Baker Jr. (Meeting recorded and available online for AAHGS Nashville members only; password required)

September 19, 2021 (2pm CST) – AAHGS Nashville DNA Users Group (members only)

October 9, 2021 (9:30am CST)- General Meeting: Doing Genealogical Research at the Fisk University Library – ft. Dr. Brandon Owens Sr., Director, Library Services – (details)

November 6, 2021 (9:30am CST) – Annual Meeting:  African American Women in the Tennessee Woman Suffrage Movement – ft. Karen Edwards & Natalie Bell (Register)

November 13, 2021 (9:30am CST) – Lone Rock Stockade Records – Transcribe-A-Thon & Genealogy Project (Register)

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

December 4, 2021Show & Tell ft. Tracy Hughes Royal. Come and share your family history items, findings, and discoveries! This is your time to share with us more about your personal family history. (Register)


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 14-30, 2021 – Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Annual Meeting and Conference. Every Thursday & Saturday in September (info)

October 13-16, 2021– 42nd National Conference of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society. Details to be announced on their website.

November 20, 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.