Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival To Feature ‘American Dirt’ Author
Feb 18, 2021
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Jan 12, 2021
Stay connected from home with “History Conversations,” periodic virtual lectures from our talented corps of speakers covering a wide variety of local history topics. Each lecture is livestreamed via Zoom and then posted to our website for a week.
“African American Benevolent Societies in Montgomery County and Morningstar No. 88 of Order of Moses”
with Diane Baxter and Paige Whitley
Tuesday, January 12 @ 2:00 p.m.
Benevolent societies in African American communities were an important support center for local black populations in the segregated post-Emancipation era. Historians note their role in not only providing a communal support system to members during times of sickness and death, but also in building civic identities andView more