Facilitated by Dr. Andrew Canady of the history faculty at Averett, Our Civil Rights: Race & Labor is a series of conversations that explore the history of race as it influenced labor in the Nation, the South and in our local community.
In August, History United will be meeting at the Pittsylvania County History Research Center and Library, a shared space of Pittsylvania County Public Library and the Pittsylvania Historical Society. Join us to find out more about this unique center for genealogy and local history research!
Join the Pittsylvania Historical Society on Saturday, June 17th for celebrations commemorating that county’s 250-year-old history.
A free local history and genealogy event, Finding Our Roots features one-on-one genealogy consultations, a DNA kit giveaway and a talk by historian Lynn Rainville on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 12 PM – 4 PM. This year’s event will take place at Reid Street Gallery in Chatham, Virginia, the Pittsylvania County seat, in honor of that county’s 250th anniversary.Register for this free event at bit.ly/FOR2017
Celebrate Christmas in historic downtown Chatham, Virginia Thursday, December 1st through Sunday, December 4th.