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AAHGS-PGCM holds bi-monthly meetings at the Seabrook Recreation Center, 9443 Worrell Avenue, Lanham, Maryland on the third Saturday in January, March, May, September, and November.

June is reserved for our Juneteenth workshops.

2015 -2016 Calendar of Events

Date

Event/Location

Speaker/Participants

 
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
- 7:00-8:30 p.m.
District 2, PGAAMCC,
AAHGS-PGCM Hyattsville Memorial Library
6530 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville MD 20782
(301) 985-4690
Speaker: Carolyn Corpening Rowe,
Author, Genealogist & Historian
Topic: Planning a Family Reunion
Light Refreshments
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 -
7:00-8:30 p.m.
District 4, PGAAMCC,
AAHGS-PGCM South Bowie Memorial Library
15301 Hall Road, Bowie MD 20716
(301) 850-0475
Speaker: Nathania Branch Miles,
Author, Genealogist & Historian
Topic: Planning a Family Reunion
Light Refreshments
Tuesday, August 25 2015 –
7:00-8:30 p.m.
District 6, PGAAMCC,
AAHGS-PGCM Largo Kettering Memorial Library
9601 Capital Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-1047
301-336-4044
Speaker: Roland N. Mills
Topic: Introduction to Genealogical Research
Light Refreshments
Thursday, September 10
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
Cultural Hal
l 5300 Auth Road, Suitland, MD 20746
Speaker: Jeanette Madison, Group Administrator
Freedmen’s Bureau Project
contact JLMadison@Verizon.net or 301-283-0686
September 12, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
District 2, PGAAMCC,
AAHGS-PGCM Hyattsville Memorial Library
6530 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville MD 20782
(301) 985-4690
Speaker: Maya Davis, Research Archivist
Topic: Preparing for a Research Trip
Light Refreshments
September 19, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
District 4, PGAAMCC,
AAHGS-PGCM South Bowie Memorial Library
15301 Hall Road, Bowie MD 20716
(301) 850-0475
Speaker: Dr. Janet Sims-Wood, Historian, Publisher, Reference Librarian
Topic: Preparing for a Research Trip
Light Refreshments
September 19, 2015
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
AAHGS – PGCM Chapter Meeting
Seabrook Recreation Building
9443 Worrell Ave Lanham-Seabrook, MD 20706
Speaker: Dianne Cross, Historian
Topic: “A Long Overdue Story”
Refreshments
September 26, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
District 6, PGAAMCC,
AAHGS-PGCM Largo Kettering Memorial Library
9601 Capital Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-1047
301-336-4044
Speakers: Callian F. Frazier and Frank Jenkins, Historians and Genealogists
Topic: Planning a Family Reunion
Light Refreshments
October 3, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
District 2, PGAAMCC, AAHGS-PGCM
Hyattsville Memorial Library
6530 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville MD 20782
(301) 985-4690
Speaker: Jeanette Madison, Family Genealogist
Topic: Genealogy for Children
Light Refreshments
October 10, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
District 4, PGAAMCC, AAHGS-PGCM
South Bowie Memorial Library
15301 Hall Road, Bowie MD 20716
(301) 850-0475
Speaker: Julia Porter, Genealogist and Historian
Topic: Genealogy for Children
Light Refreshments
October 15-17, 2015 conference@aahgs.org
36th AAHGS National Conference
"Virginia, Where African American Roots Run Deep:
Family History and the National Narrative"
Richmond Marriott Hotel
500 East Broad Street Richmond, Virginia
Various workshops focusing on DNA, genealogy, history, and USCT, Using Search Engines and Databases, and more.
The Honorable Lawrence Douglas Wilder,
First African American selected as Governor of Virginia
Banquet Speaker: Kenyatta Berry, “Genealogy Roadshow”
Pre-Conference Tours – Oct 13-15
October 24, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
District 6, PGAAMCC, AAHGS-PGCM
Largo Kettering Memorial Library
9601 Capital Lane Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-1047
(301) 336-4044
Speaker: Ahmed Johnson, Historian and Genealogist Library of Congress
Topic: Preparing for a Research Trip
Refreshments
November 7, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Exhibitors are asked to arrive before 9:00 a.m. for set up.
Maryland State Archives
350 Rowe Blvd.
Annapolis, MD 21401
The final deadline to reserve your space is Monday, August 31st.
To reserve your space, please email or call Ms. Maya Davis at maya.davis@maryland.gov or 410-260-6461
November 21, 2015
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Suitland Maryland Family History Center
5300 Auth Road, Suitland, MD 20746
Maryland Legacy Day
Speaker: CR Gibbs, Award winner historian, international lecturer, author, and historian of the African Diaspora
Refreshments
December 13, 2015
2 :00 p.m. – 5 :00 p.m.
2nd AAHGS-PGCM Chapter Awards Luncheon
The Fairfax
9140 Belvoir Woods Parkway
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
All you can eat
$30 per person
Send payment to: AAHGS-PGCM Treasurer
P.O. Box 44252
Fort Washington, MD 20749
January 12, 2016 Harmony Hallers’ Group
Harmony Hall Regional Center
10701 Livington Road Fort Washington, MD 20744
Speaker: Ella McCall Haygen
Topic: MLK Celebration
January 16, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
AAHGS – PGCM Chapter Meeting
Seabrook Recreation Building
9443 Worrell Ave Lanham-Seabrook, MD 20706
Speaker: Maya Davis Research Archivist
Topic: Migration – The War of 1812
February 9, 2016
1 :00 p.m. -3 :00 p.m.
Harmony Hallers’ Group
Harmony Hall Regional Center
10701 Livington Road Fort Washington, MD 20744
Speaker: Maya Davis Research Archivist
Topic: Topic: Migration – The War of 1812
March 8, 2015
1:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m.
Harmony Hallers’ Group
Harmony Hall Regional Center
10701 Livington Road Fort Washington, MD 20744
Training: Ancestry.com
March 19, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 pm
Women’s History Month
AAHGS – PGCM Chapter Meeting
Seabrook Recreation Building
9443 Worrell Ave Lanham-Seabrook, MD 20706
Speaker: Ella McCall-Haygan
Topic: "Rosa Parks: Beyond the Bus - the Underground Railroad to the Modern Civil Rights Movement"
April 12, 2016
1:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m.
Harmony Hallers’ Group
Harmony Hall Regional Center
10701 Livington Road Fort Washington, MD 20744
Speaker: Noreen Goodson, Genealogist, Agnes Kane Callum Chapter – Baltimore Chapter
Topic: Beginning Genealogy
May 10, 2016
1:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m.
Harmony Hallers’ Group
Harmony Hall Regional Center
10701 Livington Road Fort Washington, MD 20744
Speaker: John Peter Thompson
Topic: African American Preservation in Maryland
May 21, 2016
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
AAHGS – PGCM Chapter Meeting
Seabrook Recreation Building
Speaker: Reginald Washington
Topic: Freedmen’s Bank
June 18, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Need to confirm with Park and Planning on location
AAHGS-PGCM/M-NCPPC/PGCHS/LDS
11h Annual Juneteenth Celebration Seminar
Location: TBD
Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day, Freedom Day, or Emancipation Day, is a holiday in the United States that commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the United State of Texas in 1865, and more generally the emancipation of African American citizens throughout the United States. (Wikipedia)
July VACATION
Day tour to historical site
August VACATION
Day tour to a historical site
Prince George’s County Historical Society’s Events,
website: http://www.pghistory.org/
September 13
@ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
“Prince of a County” PGCHS* fundraising event
“New” Old Greenbelt Theatre, 129 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD 20770
The PGCHS is one of our partners for Juneteenth and Maryland Legacy Day.
Please support their events.
Professor Evelyn Torton Beck Presents:
“How Art Keeps Hope Alive:
Frida Kahlo and Franz Kafka”
October 11
@ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Hornbake Library
University of Maryland Campus

AAHGS-PGCM Suggested Tours:

  • African-American Civil War Museum
    Enoch Pratt Free Library
    Reginald F. Lewis Museum
    National Museum of African American History and Culture (anticipated date- September 2016)
  • Districts 2, 4, 6 additional programs will begin January 9, 2016

 

 


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