Going South: African American Community History in Virginia and North Carolina with Char Bah & Marvin Jones

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Historical marker: Robert Lee Vann, born four miles from here.

Historical marker for the birthplace of Robert Lee Vann.

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Join genealogist Char Bah and local historian Marvin Jones as they bring to life the dynamic stories of local black heritage in Alexandria, Virginia and the Winton Triangle in Eastern North Carolina. Noted genealogist Char Bah is coauthor of African Americans of Alexandria, Virginia: Beacons of Light in the Twentieth Century. Marvin Jones lectures widely on 19th and 20th century history of Winton Triangle where he has spearheaded a successful historic marker campaign. This event is in conjunction with the Annual Spring Meeting of the Baltimore Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society.

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Saturday, April 5, 1:00 pm
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For more information call 443-263-1816

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