Monthly Archives: September 2016

Book Signing, Sunday 2 Oct. 2016 in Silver Spring MD

Come out on Sunday, from 2-6 in Silver Spring where I will be signing copies of both my new book, From Hill Town to Strieby, and my first book, Miles Lassiter (circa 1777-1850). For information, contact me at MargoLWatgmaildotcom.

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Speaking at Montgomery County Genie Club Wed., 28 Sep 2016

Tomorrow night (7:30 pm) at the Long Branch Community Center in Wheaton, MD, I will be speaking about using Quaker records in African American Research.  I’ll be talking about the records where information can be found about Manumissions, the Abolitionist … Continue reading

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Serendipity leads to more connections

Last weekend I was supposed to be in Randolph County for a book signing, but due to issues at home I was unable to arrange that.  I called the Randolph Room at the library to explain the delay. During the … Continue reading

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2016 Marsha M. Greenlee History Award

I received word this morning that I have been awarded the Marsha M. Greenlee History Award from AAHGS for my book, From Hill Town to Strieby. Formal announcement and conferring of the award will take place in Atlanta at the … Continue reading

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Montgomery County Chapter of AAHGS 24 Sep 2016

I’ll be speaking at the next Montgomery Chapter AAHGS meeting on 24 Sep 2016. I realize that is the day the new Smithsonian African American Museum opens, however, some of us will not be going downtown for various reasons, including … Continue reading

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Baltimore AAHGS Meeting Saturday 10 September 2016

I will be speaking about Miles Lassiter and Strieby this Saturday, 10 September 2016 at the BAAHGS Meeting. BAAHGS/Agnes Kane Callum Chapter meets at the Northwood Pratt Library, 4420 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21218. They are on the Southwest … Continue reading

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