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January 2020

Finding Your Roots – Genealogy for Everyone

January 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cemetery Center, Edith Lee Reading Room, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
$10.00

Suzanne Conerway of Crowley, Texas will share how to research your family treeSuzanne Conerway of Crowley, Texas will share how to research your family tree and offer helpful tips for seeking and documenting family ancestors.  She will share her story of finding family history throughout the United States and in Lynchburg at Old City Cemetery.Co-sponsored by the Legacy Museum of African American History

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February 2020

Valentine’s Concert

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bicentennial Chapel, Old City Cemetery, 401 Taylor St, 401 Taylor St
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
$15.00

Valentine’s Concert by oboist William P. Parrish, Jr. & pianist Claudia Jones Patterson.Valentine’s Concert by oboist William P. Parrish, Jr. & pianist Claudia Jones Patterson. 3 pm, Sunday, February 9, 2020Bring your Valentine for some heartfelt gospel, classical and jazz music.The concert will be in the Chapel at Old City CemeterySeating is limited, purchase tickets here or call for more information 10-3 pm, Monday-Saturday 434) 847-1465Any remaining tickets will be sold at the door beginning at 2:15 pm the day of…

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Why and How I Wrote About Tinbridge Hill, by DuBois Miller

February 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
OCC, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
Free

Educator and author DuBois Miller will inspire and enlighten with stories of his life growing up in Lynchburg.Educator and author DuBois Miller will inspire and enlighten his audience with stories of his life growing up from humble beginnings in an African American neighborhood in Lynchburg. Co-sponsored by the Legacy Museum of African American History.

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April 2020

Enjoying Daffodils: Historic and Modern

April 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cemetery Center, Edith Lee Reading Room, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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American Daffodil Society 2nd VP and daffodil judge, Janet G. Hickman, M.D., will speak on historic and modern daffodils, followed by a walking tour of the daffodil gardens at the Cemetery.$10    Registration required, call 434-847-1465Or follow the link below to Eventbrite.com

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All events are sponsored by the Southern Memorial Association.

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