107 individuals from 14 states attended 18th Union. Friday’s free events at the Vardy Community Historical Society and Mountain Empire Community College did not require registration but VCHS counted 60 in attendance through the day Friday. 36 attended the Friday evening reception at MECC. The pie chart represents only those 52 registered for the Saturday conference, but illustrates the overall geographical range of MHA members and conference attendees. Tennesseeans and Virginians welcomed people from a dozen other states from Texas to Massachusetts.
The Melungeon Heritage Association has been approved to receive a grant in the amount of $2,000 from the Arts Fund […]
It was a pleasure for many of us to meet Economist reporter Andrew Miller at 20th Union. Here is […]
As president of the Melungeon Heritage Association, I thank those members and others who made 20th union successful and […]
Julie will be the keynote speaker this year in her native Wise County, Virginia. Her photography project “People and […]
Big Stone Gap, Virginia, and Vardy, Tennessee Thursday, June 23 Pre-conference Genealogy Workshop-Mountain Empire Community College. The following speakers […]
This feature story from the Asheville newspaper, featuring interviews with DruAnna Williams Overbay and Dr. Kathy Lyday was picked up […]