Upcoming Events

01/15/2020

Celebrate Martin Luther King

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Robert W. Johnson Center, 109 North Street, Hagerstown, MD

Event Details

01/15/2020

Celebrate Martin Luther King

We invite you to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King featuring guest speaker Rev. Don Marburg, Ebenezer AME Church. Sponsored by the African-American Historical Association of Western Maryland.

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Robert W. Johnson Center, 109 North Street, Hagerstown, MD

02/9/2020

Frederick Douglass

2:30pm - 4:30pm

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown, MD

Event Details

02/9/2020

Frederick Douglass

We invite you to celebrate Black History Month with Frederick Douglass portrayed by Nathan Richardson. Sponsored by the African American History Association of Western Maryland and the Washington County Visitors Bureau.

2:30pm - 4:30pm

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown, MD

02/23/2020

The Worthy Brothers

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown, MD

Event Details

02/23/2020

The Worthy Brothers

Enjoy an afternoon of the musical stylings of The Worth Brothers sponsored by The African-American Historical Association of Western Maryland and the Washington County Tourism Visitor Bureau. Contact/RSVP 304-261-4516 or 301-739-5727 or 301-791-3246.

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown, MD

About Us

To Preserve, Promote, and Educate

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Our goal is to preserve, promote, and educate. The African-American Historical Association of Western Maryland seeks to preserve African-American history and heritage by promoting the people, organizations, and events that shape African-American History. 

Get Involved

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Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!

Donate

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Our goal is to offer most of our programs for free to the public. In order to do so at times we need to rent facilities and provided refreshments or speaker fees. Please consider donating using our GoFundMe page. Click on the link below. Thank you for your support.

https://www.gofundme.com/african-american-historical-association&rcid=r01-15503258209-ce62cd7732bd43b8&pc=ot_co_campmgmt_m

AAHAWMD

Officers

  

Ron Lytle: Chairman

Richard Kline: President

David Gibney: Vice President

Thérèse Keegan: Secretary

Vacant: Treasurer


Community Members

  

Emilie Amt: Researcher and Presenter

Karen Milgate: Advisory Committee

Vacant: Historic Creative Arts Consultant

Pat Schooley: Historian and Proofreader

Ed Maliskas: Networking and Musician