Meeting at King and Queen Courthouse Tavern Museum

October 11, 2014

Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society of Virginia (MPAAGHS) will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the King and Queen Courthouse Tavern Museum, 146 Court House Landing Road, King and Queen Court House, Virginia 23085 (map). Following a brief MPAAGHS business meeting, museum manager Ellen White will conduct a tour of the museum. The group will view the museum’s current exhibitions and will hear about the various resources that the museum offers to family researchers. The Museum’s holdings include records and artifacts relative to King and Queen County history; its library has periodicals, genealogical books, as well as copies of the King and Queen County Historical Society’s semi-annual journal.

All persons who are interested in African-American genealogy and history are invited to attend. Members of MPAAGHS will provide tips those who are interested in getting started on their family trees, and “how-to” guides will be provided. Following the meeting and tour the museum will serve the group lunch.

For information about the museum, email them or call 804.785.0558. For more information about this meeting or about MPAAGHS, call 804.651.8753 or visit