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African American Diaspora

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. MARCUS GARVEY

The Orange County African American Historical Society (OCAAHS) was founded to explore African American contributions to the cultural and historical heritage of Orange County, Virginia.

 

We also seek to enhance and promote awareness of the accomplishments and contributions of people of African descent as organic and essential components of our community, and of our nation, at large.

 

Toward those ends, we endeavor to identify, research and preserve African American legacies, lore, and historical sites.

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Allan Jackson

Latest News & Updates from OCAAHS

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If you cannot attend our Annual Meeting, here is the  Zoom link below.

We hope you can zoom in.

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpcOyvqjkuGNLWlB0c5v9mrweTAY1fH7le

On Sunday the 18th and throughout the entire month of February, you are also invited to explore OCAAHS’ special exhibit, Memories of our Yesteryears” in The Arts Center’s Community Gallery. 

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