Welcome to the African American Historical Association of Western Maryland

Preserving and Promoting African American History

Events

03/16/2019

New Fire "Rescue"

1pm - 3pm

African American Historical Association, 58 East Franklin Street, Hagerstown, MD.

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03/16/2019

New Fire "Rescue"

The history of the 1894 New Fire Company "Rescue" Black Men of Hagerstown. Presented by George Collins, Founder of the African American Fire Fighters Historical Society.

1pm - 3pm

African American Historical Association, 58 East Franklin Street, Hagerstown, MD.

04/27/2019

Hallowed Ground Tour

11am - 6pm

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04/27/2019

Hallowed Ground Tour

Join us on Saturday, April 27th for our Hallowed Ground Tour. Tour sites include: Rose Hill Cemetery, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Tolson Chapel AAM Church, and the Kennedy Farm. Cost is $20 per person (children 12 and under are free). This is a fundraiser for the creation and installation of wayside markers throughout Washington County. See flyer in photos below.

11am - 6pm

10/19/2019

Martin Dulaney: African-American Abolitionist

2pm - 4pm

Franklin County Visitors Bureau. 15 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA

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10/19/2019

Martin Dulaney: African-American Abolitionist

The Jefferson County Black History Preservation Society will present Martin Dulaney: African-American Abolitionist presented by Bob O'Connor, James Taylor, and George Rutherford.

2pm - 4pm

Franklin County Visitors Bureau. 15 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA

10/13/2019

Museum Talk

2pm - 4pm

Washington County Museum of Art

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10/13/2019

Museum Talk

Join us for a museum talk between Curlee Holton and David Driskell.

2pm - 4pm

Washington County Museum of Art

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

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Officers

  

Ron Lytle: Chairman

Richard Kline: President

David Gibney: Vice President

Thérèse Keegan: Secretary

Al Martin: Treasurer


Community Members

  

Emilie Amt: Researcher and Presenter

Karen Milgate: Advisory Committee

ZSun-nee Miller-Matema: Historic Creative Arts Consultant

Pat Schooley: Historian and Proofreader

Ed Maliskas: Networking and Musician

President's Blog and News