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Sun., Feb 28, 2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The Ashland Theatre
205  England St., Ashland, VA 23005
804-798-2728

This event was a great success, with a standing-room only crowd filling the Ashland Theatre. For photos, visit the Untold Stories 2016 photo album at the Ashland Museum Facebook page (Facebook membership is not required).

Mark your calendar for the 3rd installment of this popular series. Come hear stories about growing up in our town and county in the 40s, 50s and 60s and about preparing for and finding work – a first job, a summer job, a career and opportunities for advancement. Closing comments provided by Dr. John W. Kinney, Dean and Professor of Theology at Virginia Union University and Minister of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Beaverdam, VA. Bubba Johnson will lead a Community Gospel Choir.

There will be a panel discussion with participants from around our county – including Jean Folly, Joe Giles, Brenda Gilman, James Hilton Harris, Ginger Workman Stanley and Pete Taylor – and moderated by Anthony Keitt. Tom Wulf and Andy Lynne will provide a video overlay.

Sponsors: The Center, Ashland Museum, The Hanover County Black Heritage Society, and Ashland Main Street Association. Free and open to the public.