You are invited to attend this collective gathering of individuals and organizations throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia with a common interest in sharing, exploring and exchanging ideas for genealogical and historical organizations.

This free event will be both in-person and virtual. The in-person session will be held at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, 428 N Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA 23220, and lunch will be provided.

The Summit is convened by:

  • Afro – American Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS) – Greater Richmond Chapter
  • Afro – American Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS) – Hampton Roads Chapter
  • Hanover County Black Heritage Society, Inc. (HCBHS)
  • Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical & Historical Society (MPAAGHS) 

Karice Luck-Brimmer will be one of the speakers and Virginia Humanities is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

Vanessa Adkins, right, is apprenticing under her cousin Jessica Canaday Stewart learning the finer points of traditional Chickahominy dancing. Photos taken at the Fall Festival and Pow Wow in Charles City on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.

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