Preserving and Sharing Church History Presentation at MPAAGHS Monthly Meeting

June 10, 2017

Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society of Virginia (MPAAGHS) will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Essex Public Library, 117 North Church Lane (Rt. 17), Tappahannock, Virginia (map).

A panel of church historians will present ideas about how they research, preserve, and share church histories. They will discuss the celebration of church milestones as well as the intersections between church history and family history. Panelists will include Nannie Banks Taylor, Director, J. Corbin Graves Museum, and Historian, New Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Walkerton, Virginia; Camilla Lewis Tramuel, Historian, St. Luke’s Baptist Church, Plum Point, West Point, Virginia; and Bessida Cauthorne White, Chair, History Ministry, Angel Visit Baptist Church, Dunnsville, Virginia.

The public is cordially invited to attend the meeting. For information about this meeting or about MPAAGHS generally, please call 804.651.8753 or visit