Meetings

Location

Northwood Branch
Enoch Pratt Free Library
4420 Loch Raven Boulevard
Baltimore, Maryland 21218

2020 Meeting Schedule

We meet the first Saturday of most months from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

January 11
Guest Speakers: BAAHGS Members Angela Walton-Raji and Noreen Goodson
Topic: Working Through Some Brick Wall Problems
Note: Fully-charged laptop, tablet or smartphone recommended, but not required, to participate in the interactive research session.

February 1
Special Event: BAAHGS Genealogy Expo
BAAHGS members will “Show ‘n Tell” their genealogical and historical research and findings, and two FREE workshops will be offered: Genealogy for Beginners and DNA Basics.
Note: Fully-charged laptop, tablet or smartphone, and DNA test results recommended, but not required, to participate in the interactive DNA Basics Workshop.

March 14–Cancelled
Guest Speaker: Patrick Whang, Independent PhD student
Topic: The Freedman’s Bank in Baltimore: From Model Branch to Collapsed Dream

April 4–Cancelled
Guest Speaker: BAAHGS Member Erwin Polk
Topic: Major Slave Auctions, The Africans Sold and Their Buyer’s: Using These Slave Auctions and Others to Find Your Ancestors

May 9
Guest Speaker: TBA

June–Date TBA
11th annual BAAHGS picnic

July 11
Guest Speaker: Damita Drayton Green, Independent Historian and Genealogist
Topic: Using Historical Resources in Genealogical Research

August 1
Guest Speaker: Dr. Iris Leigh Barnes, Executive Director
Harford County Hosanna School Museum
Topic: Still Standing, Still Strong: Historic Hosanna School and McComas Institute

September 12, 12:30 to 3 p.m.
Guest Speaker: BAAHGS Members Noreen Goodson and Angela Walton-Raji
Topic: Resolving Some Brick Wall Problems
Note: Fully-charged laptop, tablet or smartphone recommended, but not required, to participate in the interactive research session.

October 10
Guest Speaker: BAAHGS Member Carencay Bowen
Topic: Understanding DNA
Note: Fully-charged laptop, tablet or smartphone recommended, but not required, to participate in the interactive research session.

November 7
Guest Speaker: Carol Petranek
Kensington, Maryland Family History Center
Topic: Finding Hidden African American Records on FamilySearch

December 5
Guest Speaker: TBA