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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Click here to see the agriculture presentation, featuring Roland Terrell of the Virginia State University Small Farm Outreach Program, eleventh-generation farmer Michael Carter Jr. and Seidah Armstrong, owner of
Sweet Vines Winery in Unionville.