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Shenandoah County Public Library

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514 Stoney Creek Blvd
Edinburg, VA 22824 United States
(540) 984-8200 https://countylib.org/

February 2020

Bondage Biographies: A Black History Month Program

February 25 @ 6:30 pm
Shenandoah County Public Library, 514 Stoney Creek Blvd
Edinburg, VA 22824 United States

The Shenandoah County Library will be hosting the Black History Month Program “Bondage Biographies.” This program will feature Archivist Zachary Hottel who will discuss the efforts of library staff and volunteers to create a database of the enslaved persons who called Shenandoah County home. This effort highlights the stories of those individuals by compiling biographical information obtained from legal records and other primary sources. To date 560 names slaves and approximately 3200 unnamed slaves have been identified and added to…

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