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 are free and open to the public; workshops are for AAHGS Nashville members only.

Meetings begin at 9:30am and are held at the Midtown Hills Police Precinct (1441 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203) unless otherwise noted.

2018 AAHGS Nashville Schedule

February 3, 2018 (1-4pm) – “Researching African-American Family History & Genealogy” – Sponsored by Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage.  (Free and open to the public.)

March 3, 2018 –  AAHGS Nashville General Meeting. Guest speaker, Susan Knowles. (Free and open to the public).

April 7, 2018 –  AAHGS Nashville Workshop (topic TBD)  (This workshop is for AAHGS Nashville members only.)

May 5, 2018 – “Passing for White: Researching the Invisible Color Line.” Guest speaker: Dan Sharfstein.  (Back by popular demand! Free and open to the public.)

June 2, 2018 –  AAHGS Nashville General Meeting. Guest speaker: Ken Fieth of Metro Archives. (Free and open to the public.)

August 4, 2018 –  Members Only Workshop: Carol Roberts of the Tennessee State Library & Archives.  (This workshop is for AAHGS Nashville members only.)

October 6, 2018AAHGS Nashville General Meeting: Guest Speaker, Andrew Maraniss.  (Free and open to the public.)

November 3, 2018–  Members Only: Behind the Scenes Tour of the Tennessee State Library & Archives.  (This tour is for AAHGS Nashville members only.)

December 1, 2018 – “Show and Tell Your Family History” (Free and open to the public)

Other Genealogy & Family History Events

January 20, 2018 – Middle Tennesse Genealogical Society – Show & Tell: Ancestors, Antiques, and Artifacts. Tennessee State Library & Archives. (info)

February 3, 2018 – Black History Month Genealogy Conference featuring Dorothy Spruill-Redford. Hosted by AAHGS Charlotte, Piedmont-Triad, and Triangle Chapters). Greensboro, NC. (info)

February 9, 2018 – Nashville Conference on African-American History and Culture at Tennessee State University. Nashville, TN. (info)

February 28 – March 3, 2018 – RootsTech Genealogy Conference. Hosted by FamilySearch. Salt Lake City, UT. (info)

March 10, 2018 – African American Family History Symposium. Hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Days Saint, the African-American Genealogical Society of Cleveland,  and the Oberlin African-American Genealogy and History Group. Westlake, OH (info)

May 2-5, 2018 – National Genealogical Society Family History Conference. Grand Rapids, MI (info)

June 2-7, 2018 – Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research (IGHR) at Georgia Center for Continuing Education. Hosted by the Georgia Genealogical Society.  Athens, Georgia. (info)

October 3-7, 2018 – Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Annual Meeting and Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana. (info)

October 11-13, 2018 – 39th National Conference of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society. King of Prussia, PA. (info)

October 24-28, 2018 – Slave Dwelling Project 2018 Conference. Murfreesboro, TN. (info)

November 17, 2018 – Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society (MTGS) Annual Seminar. (info)

December 15th, 2018 – Celebration of the Battle of Nashville at the Nashville National Cemetery, 12pm