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Alexandria’s Freedmen’s Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom’s Newsletter

Alexandria’s Freedmen’s Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom (Book Coming Soon)

I am glad to announce that my new book will be out between late December and January of 2019. My book “Alexandria’s Freedmen’s Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom” has been in the making since 2015.

I will be posting future book signings and behind the scene journey of finding descendants of the Freedmen Cemetery that is the backbone to writing this book. So look out for the next newsletter in December 2018.

Update – 11-14-2018: Today, I moved into another step in the process of the book. Amazon and Barns and Noble have started taking pre-orders for my book, “The Alexandria’s Freedmen’s Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom.” The book will be out in January. Click on this link at amazon for the book description:

https://www.amazon.com/Alexandrias-Freedmens-Cemetery-American-Heritage/dp/1467140015/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1542229048&sr=8-2&keywords=Char+McCargo+Bah.

Also the book will be sold in Alexandria in January. I will be launching my book signing at the Alexandria Black History Museum on February 9, 2019. If you live in Alexandria, you might want to buy the book in Alexandria in January, some of the proceeds will go to the Alexandria Black History Museum.

   

A Fall Family Genealogy Fair

Please join me on October 27, 2018  at “A Fall Family Genealogy Fair.” See flyer.Char-DumfriesGenie

 

My Second Book Writing and Researching Journey

My new book, “The Alexandria’s Freedmen’s Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom” will be released in January 2019. In reflecting on

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being an author, I have started tweeting about my experience with my first book that I co-author titled, “African Americans of Alexandria, Virginia: Beacons of Light in the Twentieth Century.” You can find my “tweets” at #Char McCargo.

For the release of my second book, I will give weekly entries on this blog of my journey in writing “The Alexandria’s Freedmen’s Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom.” So check out this blog weekly to learn about my journey and behind the scenes of researching and writing my second book.

Fall Family Genealogy Fair – Montclair Community Library

A fall family genealogy fair posterThe Montclair Community is having their first “Fall Family Genealogy Fair” at Montclair Community Library located at 5049 Waterway Drive, Dumfries, VA 22025 on Saturday, October 27th. If you need additional information, contact the library at 703-792-8740 or go to their web page at http://www.pwcgov.org/library. If you attend, check out AAHGS’s table. I will be there with Sybil, president of James Dent Walker Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. Thanks!