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 

2022  AAHGS Nashville Calendar

March 5th, 2022 (9:30am CDT)Newspaper Research: Oh the Stories You Can Find! ft. Nina Underwood-Stroud. (recording available for members only)

April 2nd, 2022 (9:30am CDT) 1619 Project: Should Slavery Define the History of America? ft. Dr. Learotha Williams (recording available for members only)

May 7th, 2022 (9:30am CDT) – It Takes a Village to Save Historic Black Cemeteries (recording available for members only)

May 29, 2022 (7pm CDT)AAHGS Nashville Research Hour (registration link)

June 4th, 2022 (9:30am CDT) – no meeting; we encourage members to participate in Juneteenth activities this month.

August 6th, 2022 (9:30am CDT) – Workshop: Secrets to Finding Enslaved and Free Ancestors in Old County Records Before Emancipation ft. Kelly Sirko (recording available for members only)

October 1st, 2022 (9:30am CDT) – Fort Negley’s Builders & Defenders ft. Dr. Angela Sutton (recording publicly available)

November 5th, 2022 (9:30am CDT) – Centennial Park Was A “White Park” Until 1956: Race Relations in Jim Crow Nashville  (register). This meeting will also be in person at the Tennessee State Library & Archives if you would like to join us in person.

December 3rd, 2022 (9:30am CDT) – Annual Show & Tell — this it YOUR time to share your family history discoveries! (register)

Other Genealogy & Family History Events 

November 2022 – Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society (MTGS) Annual Seminar. Details on their website.

December 2022 – Celebration of the Battle of Nashville at the Nashville National Cemetery. Details to be announced via the African American Cultural Alliance website.

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