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February 2017

Songs of Freedom: An Interactive Kid’s Program

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  Bring your kids for a fun and educational performance of “Freedom Songs: The Music of Black History,” with the national production company Bright Star Theatre! From the work songs of slavery (“Hoe Emma Hoe”) and the hymns of the Underground Railroad (“Follow the Drinking Gourd”) to the blues of Beale Street and the anthems of the Civil Rights Movement, actor/singers will tell the stories behind these famous and forgotten hymns, work songs and musical styles from across continents, genres…

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Researching African-American Family History & Genealogy

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Interested in discovering your family’s roots?  Wanting to preserve your family’s mementos and photographs? Join us for a FREE afternoon workshop on genealogy and preservation at The Nashville Public Library! The African-American Historical & Genealogical Society will be discussing how to get started with your genealogy research and some of the resources available. Following the presentation, AAHGS members as well as researchers from the Tennessee State Library and Archives will be on hand to meet with individuals and answer specific…

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May 2017


May 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

The Andrew Jackson Foundation’s premier fundraising event, Spring Outing has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 17 at 11:30 a.m. A proud Nashville tradition for 117 years that began in the early days of the Ladies’ Hermitage association as a picnic on the mansion lawn, will host former first lady of the United States, Laura Bush as keynote speaker. Click here for more information.

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