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Finding the Family of Joseph McCoy

Title:Finding the Family of Joseph McCoy
Date & Time:Sun Feb 25, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St. (Map This)
Event Details:Genealogist Char MCCargo Bah will share how she, the official genealogist for the Alexandria Community Remembrance Project, discovered the family of the first of Alexandria’s lynching victims, Joseph McCoy, who was lynched in Alexandria on April 23, 1897. Learn the secrets to investigating a family tree that does not have many leads. The lecture is suited for beginner or established genealogists. The lecture is free, but space is limited, so please register to attend.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Boards & Commissions, Museums

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