Mt. Airy News | African-American cemetery research workshop set

The Penn-Reynolds cemetery at the Reynolds Homestead in Critz, Virginia.

See cemeteries in a completely new way through this workshop on “Conducting African American Cemetery Research,” being held at the Reynolds Homestead in Critz, Virginia, on Saturday, April 21 at 10 a.m.

Facilitated by John Whitfield, and presented by the Virginia Africana Association, the workshop will explain techniques used in identifying enslaved Africans in undisclosed burial plots and locations. He will show how many of the public records across Virginia, as well as other tools of discovery, can be used to uncover more information about enslaved…

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