There will be a celebration of life for Brent Kennedy this weekend, Saturday, May 21st, at 1pm at the University of Virginia College of Wise Chapel of all Faiths. For more information click on the link below.
To pre-register for the 26th Union/conference, which will be June 24th and 25th in Martinsville, Virginia. Simply go to the Membership Application on our website, fill out the form and pay the $12 fee. Go here to pay on-line: http://melungeon.org/762-2/ or you can mail a check to: PO Box 193, Fieldale, VA. 24089, whichever you prefer.
We are still putting the itinerary together for the Union, and will be posting soon on who the speakers/presenters will be as well as who the authors will be at the author event.
We will also be streaming the Union Live on Zoom, and we will send the link out a week or so before the Union for anyone who will not be able to attend the conference in person. It’ll be similar to last year’s Zoom conference, and you’ll be able to watch it in real time and ask questions through Zoom.
For any questions or concerns e-mail us at: email@example.com
The Melungeon Heritage Association’s 27th Union will be June 24th and 25th in Martinsville, Virginia. Below is a link to various different accommodations in Martinsville. https://www.visitmartinsville.com/places-to-stay
We are excited to announce that the location for next year’s Union, which will be our 27th, has been chosen, and it is Martinsville, Virginia. Check out all there is to see and do in Martinsville at the link below, and keep checking back as we release more information after the first of the year about the 27th Union.
You can now listen to all seven episodes of the Melungeon Voices Podcast Season Two. To listen click on one of the podcast platform links below and subscribe or choose from whichever podcast platform you prefer.
The Melungeon Heritage Association will have a booth at the Cumberland Gap Genealogy Jamboree and Pioneer Days. The event takes place Friday, October 15th and Saturday, October 16th. If you want to attend or have questions about the event below is their website. Hope to see you there.
The Melungeon Voices podcast is back with all new guests for Season Two. The second season will be debuting on Friday, September 17th, 2021. If you have not listened to Season One, you can listen to it now, on Spotify, Apple podcasts, and Google podcasts. Keep checking back here for further details.
Don’t forget, tomorrow starting at 9am, is the 25th Melungeon Heritage Association’s Virtual Union! To attend simply become a member here on our website under our Membership Application tab. We have a great line up of speakers this year, and below are their bios and what they’ll be presenting tomorrow.
Below is the speaker schedule for the MHA’s 25th Union, which is being held virtually this year. If you are interested in attending this year’s Union, then all you have to do is either become a member or if already a member, renew your membership here on our website under the MHA application tab.
25th Union Speaker Schedule:
9:00am- Welcome and Introduction
9:15am- Scott Dawson
10:30am- Dr. Arwin Smallwood
Break for Lunch
1:00pm- Dr. Marcus Nevius
2:15- Margo Lee Williams
3:30pm- Gabriel Greaves
4:45pm- Closing Statements