African American Family History Day
October 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm$5
Find your roots with help from genealogists who specialize in researching African American family histories. Join the Poplar Forest African American Advisory Group at the Jubilee Family Development Center, located at 1512 Florida Avenue in Lynchburg, for an interactive experience designed to help you navigate historical records in search of your African American family tree. Hear stories about exploring ancestry and learn about research methods, tools, ideas and strategies for tracing your ancestors. Children’s activities and games will be offered throughout the day. A catered lunch is included with admission. $5 per person; children ages 10 and under free. Due to catering considerations, reservations are required.