Augusta County Genealogical Society
PO Box 436
Fishersville VA  22939

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AGSVA MEETINGS

The Society usually meets 1:00 to 3:00 PM on the third Wednesday of each month at the Augusta County Public Library, lower level meeting room, 1759 Jefferson Highway, Fishersville VA.  Everyone is welcome, membership is not required. The annual picnic is held in July.  The November meeting is our luncheon social.  The Annual membership meeting is held in October.

Upcoming Schedule of Events
 

Date Time Event


 

Mar 15, 2017

 


1 pm-3pm

 


Our own Laten Bechtel will present her newly published book, "In Their Words: Growing Up in Segregated Staunton and Augusta County, Virginia."  It contains thirty interviews with local African Americans who take us into the last days of segregation and the early days of desegregation in Staunton and Augusta County.  Copies of the book will be available following the presentation.


Everyone is welcome, membership not required. 

Augusta County Public Library,
 1759 Jefferson Hwy, Fishersville, in the lower level meeting room.


 

Apr 19, 2017

 

1 pm-3 pm



Our own Sarah Young will speak on our early Jamestown ancestors and what early life might have been like. Included will be the ships, manifests, problems and struggles they faced, and the women and the children there. Books will be available to investigate. Everyone is welcome, membership not required. Come see how we can help you with your genealogical research.


Everyone is welcome, membership not required.

Augusta County Public Library,
 1759 Jefferson Hwy, Fishersville, in the lower level meeting room.


May 17,2017

 

1 pm -3 pm

   

The program “Slaves at Monticello will be presented by Niya Bates. She is Public Historian of Slavery and African-American Life with the Thomas Jefferson Foundation. Ms. Bates is a Charlottesville native who earned both her undergraduate degree in African-American studies and her master’s degree in architectural history and historic preservation at the University of Virginia. 

Augusta County Public Library,
 1759 Jefferson Hwy, Fishersville, in the lower level meeting room.






Come and see how we can help you with your genealogical research.     You may also call the Augusta County Genealogical Society's Library at 540-885-1991 which is open to the public Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon or by appointment.
 

  Purpose


The Augusta County Genealogical Society (ACGS) is organized:

·        To help preserve genealogical records and public access to them
·        To furnish aid and education in genealogical research
·        To foster and encourage interest in genealogical research



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