Archive | August 2018

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!